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By Ashley Murphy September 11, 2019
A PhD is one of the most distinguished academic awards in the world, but what does it actually take to be able to call yourself a Doctor of Arts or Sc...
By Joanna Hughes September 3, 2019
The viva voce, usually referred to solely as a 'viva', is an oral test during which a PhD candidate defends their PhD thesis in front of a panel of ex...
By S.M. Audsley August 14, 2019
What calculations were used to build the Pyramids? How do suspension bridges not fail? How is landing on the moon possible? In all of these questions ...
By Ashley Murphy July 31, 2019
Archaeology is the study of the ancient past. Through excavations and fieldwork, archaeologists uncover the material remains of past civilizations and...
By Joanna Hughes July 25, 2019
Doing a PhD is hard. In fact, it may be one of the hardest things you do in your life. But should it compromise your mental health? No. Unfortunately,...
By S.M. Audsley July 8, 2019
A PhD student will spend years conducting research, learning, and studying, most often on their own, working steadily and independently. Completing a ...
By Joanna Hughes June 5, 2019
Climate change is a massive threat to the people and places of the planet. It has also been identified by the United Nations as the biggest threat to ...
By S.M. Audsley May 22, 2019
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” said Nelson Mandela, one of our most inspiring leaders in the 21st cent...
By Joanna Hughes May 11, 2019
“Astronomy is the study of the sun, moon, stars, planets, comets, gas, galaxies, gas, dust and other non-Earthly bodies and phenomena,” says Space.com...
By Ashley Murphy May 3, 2019
Ask a group of children what they want to be when they grow up, and at least one or two will say, “astronaut!” And with the emergence of private space...
By S.M. Audsley April 17, 2019
Spitting snow? Projectile hail? Is it raining cats and dogs? Being able to accurately forecast the weather, more often than not, gets a bad rap -- how...
By Joanna Hughes February 19, 2019
If the majority of what you know about paleontology comes from watching Jurassic Park, we’ve got news for you: it’s a lot more than just dinosaurs. Na...
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September 11, 2019

A PhD is one of the most distinguished academic awards in the world, but what does it actually take to be able to call yourself a Doctor of Arts or Science? How much work is really involved? Are PhD degrees as tough as everyone says? And, most import...

September 3, 2019

The viva voce, usually referred to solely as a 'viva', is an oral test during which a PhD candidate defends their PhD thesis in front of a panel of examiners. (In the USA, it is called a 'defense'.) It is common in the UK, US, and many other countrie...

August 14, 2019

What calculations were used to build the Pyramids? How do suspension bridges not fail? How is landing on the moon possible? In all of these questions lies a solution based in the usage of mathematics. Curious minds have been solving humanity’s bigges...