While most Doctoral students decide to follow the PhD by thesis pathway, there are five viable routes to achieving this highly regarded qualification
Nadine Mirza from University of Manchester shares the story of her career, highlighting the importance of perseverance and how a passion for the subject can mean the difference between success and failure.
Christina always wanted to be a doctor, but had no idea when she got her A-level results that this would come through a career in scientific research and not in medicine. Could this also be the right alternative for you?
Guest Blog – Dementia care over the last 25 years: From “there is nothing we can do” to “a range of interventions”
We need more dementia researchers to make use of the funding available, and to ensure we can find new treatments and ways to improve care and eventually beat the disease. Dr Anna Volkmer takes us through a few of the discoveries research has found in the past 25 years.
When Sam was waiting to go into his interview he was thinking “I am not a neuroscientist, this could be a tricky one”, he quickly realised that what they actually wanted was a fresh approach. So don’t be deterred from applying for that job or course, you might be just what they’re looking for.
What drives and motivates you? Childhood ambition, making the world a better place? Fame and glory? In this blog Professor Louise Serpell shares her own personal journey to becoming a scientist
If you’re just graduating or thinking of re-entering education, or looking to study to improve your skills for your job a Masters could be a good choice, but there are other options. Morgan Daniel discusses MSc programmes and if they might be right for you.
Dr Ashvini Keshavan is a Post-doctoral clinical research associate and Neurology Registrar at University College London, hear what inspired her to follow a career into medicine and discover a passion for dementia research.