Articles

How To Fit In When You Join A Lab Abroad
June 18, 2018
If you're starting a PhD or postdoc, you may opt to join a lab abroad. Here are a few tips on how to fit in. Let's take a closer look.

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5 Tips To Beat The End Of Semester Exhaustion
June 5, 2018
If you're a PhD student, you know all-too-well the burnout that you face at the end of the semester. The fatigue. The anxiety. The sprint to the end. Let's take a closer look at five tips to beat that end of semester exhaustion.

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4 Great Places for Writing Your PhD Thesis
May 10, 2018
Concentration is essential when your writing your thesis -- so much so, in fact, that many PhD students find that their usual study spots may not cut it when it comes to facilitating complete and total focus. Whether you’re just starting to write your thesis, midway through it, or in the home stre...

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How Many of Russia’s PostDocs Are Ready to Relocate?
May 1, 2018
Concerns about the Russian brain drain due to the country’s economic woes are nothing new. However, new research indicates that the issue may be worsening. Here’s a closer look.

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Six Tips for Pursuing Your PhD with a Family
April 23, 2018
Pursuing a doctorate is rigorous work. However, just because you’re doing a PhD doesn’t mean it has to take over your personal life. In fact, plenty of PhD students manage other commitments as well, including raising families. Wondering whether you’ve got what it takes to take on a PhD when y...

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Why PhD Students Are So Important for Universities
April 9, 2018
PhD students, know this: your university needs you. Yes, you work hard. Yes, you’re focused. Yes, sometimes you miss the big picture because of your laser-focus. Let's take a closer look at why you're so important for universities.

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Understanding the Value of PhDs: Academic v. Non-Academic Career Paths
March 26, 2018
There’s no denying that a PhD is a tremendous achievement. Less clear? Just how much value this advanced credential offers degree-holders -- particularly when you factor in that many PhDs end up in non-academic careers. Wondering whether you’ll get more out of staying in academia or making the l...

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Three Reasons to Study Hospitality and Tourism in Hong Kong
March 21, 2018
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, has declared tourism to be “an economic and social phenomenon.” It’s hardly a surprise that so many people are endeavoring to get into this field, which is why a degree in tourism and hospitality can be an inva...

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Working On Your PhD? These Seven Women Will Inspire You
March 12, 2018
We recently observed International Women’s Day, but we’re far from done celebrating. In fact, the US is currently celebrating Women’s History Month, aimed at recognizing the many contributions women have made to the country. We can think of no better time to highlight the achievements of seven...

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Research & Development: An essential sector in Africa’s future development
March 6, 2018
Africa is home to some of the world’s fastest growing economies. An injection of innovation, research, and development from Africa’s young academics will help those economies grow, thrive, and inspire the rest of the continent and the world. Let’s take a closer look.

News

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June 22, 2018

As China looks to continue its path towards technological innovation, it will invest about $17.2 billion by 2020 to assist the nation's top 42 univers...


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June 15, 2018

A PhD boom has been underway across the globe in recent years. The latest country to get in on the action? Switzerland. In fact, the number of PhD stu...


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June 7, 2018

Under a new Maltese plan, students studying for the master's or doctoral degrees will no longer have to pay taxes when they enter the workforce. Maste...