Hello Phd

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A podcast for scientists, and the people who love them.

Episodios

  • 162. Get More Done with LabScrum w/ Dr. Lisa May

    01/09/2021 Duración: 57min

    It’s 8PM on a Wednesday night, and you’re sitting in a quiet lab all alone. It’s your turn to present during lab meeting on Friday, and that familiar sense of panic starts to set in. What HAVE you been doing with your time? You flip back through the lab notebook and remember how you spent […] The post 162. Get More Done with LabScrum w/ Dr. Lisa May appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 161. Career Development is NOT a Waste of Time. We Have Proof.

    17/08/2021 Duración: 41min

    All those feelings of excitement and possibility screech to a halt when you walk back into the lab to see your PI glaring over her reading glasses. She looks at her watch. “Hey, good to see you. So glad you could join us,” she drips with sarcasm. After missing a beat, you rally. “Yeah, sorry […] The post 161. Career Development is NOT a Waste of Time. We Have Proof. appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 160. Mailbag – Finding A Postdoc Overseas, Lab Equipment at Home, et al!

    01/08/2021 Duración: 34min

    You know it. You love it. It’s mailbag time! We answer real listener questions, plus a few questions no one is asking! Make it Meaningful The first question comes from Lexi, who is trying to choose between a PhD program that is ‘pure fun’, and one that will have broader impacts: I will be applying […] The post 160. Mailbag – Finding A Postdoc Overseas, Lab Equipment at Home, et al! appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 159. Cultivating Resilience w/ Adina Glickman

    16/07/2021 Duración: 49min

    Imagine a tennis ball dropped on cement – it immediately bounces back to your hand. Now imagine dropping that same ball on a sandy beach. The bounce of a tennis ball on pavement is a form of resilience, but it’s important to note that resilience is not just an inherent property of the ball. Context […] The post 159. Cultivating Resilience w/ Adina Glickman appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 027. The Road More Traveled: Stepping Off of the Tenure Track (R)

    30/06/2021 Duración: 40min

    In 2011, a whopping 36,000 science and technology grad students earned their PhDs.  That same year, about 3,000 faculty positions were created.  So why did you feel like a failure when you decided to step off the tenure track? Taking the high road Scientists aren’t always as rational as we seem.  A rational person would […] The post 027. The Road More Traveled: Stepping Off of the Tenure Track (R) appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 158. Five Strategies for Defeating Distractions

    16/06/2021 Duración: 43min

    It’s Friday morning, and you promised your PI a draft of your paper before the weekend. The trouble is, you lost a lot of time this week to distractions. Monday you had lab meeting and a few other planning sessions. Tuesday you worked from home but got sucked into cleaning the kitchen and folding laundry […] The post 158. Five Strategies for Defeating Distractions appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 157. The Three Mentors You Need

    31/05/2021 Duración: 41min

    Most graduate students look on their research advisors as a mentor – hoping for guidance on science, career, and life in general. But even a superstar PI can’t provide that kind of comprehensive mentorship for all students all the time, and those stellar advisors are rare indeed. That’s why EVERY student needs to think about […] The post 157. The Three Mentors You Need appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 156. How to Identify and Avoid Predatory Journals

    16/05/2021 Duración: 59min

    It starts innocently enough with an email. This mail is with reference of your article published in the Journal of Cell Science, which is of good quality and making a good impact in the research field. In which you provided this email address to contact you. We would be glad if you submit your manuscript […] The post 156. How to Identify and Avoid Predatory Journals appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 155. How to Plan A Seminar or Scientific Event

    30/04/2021 Duración: 38min

    At some point in your graduate training, you’ll want to host an event. For many students, that will mean inviting a speaker for a special seminar. For others, it might be an outreach event or a departmental retreat. But no matter the purpose, you’ll probably feel a little lost as you try to nail down […] The post 155. How to Plan A Seminar or Scientific Event appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 154. How to Plan Your PhD w/ Hugh Kearns

    17/04/2021 Duración: 51min

    A PhD Plan sounds like an oxymoron, but charting a path to graduation is one of the most important things you can do as a graduate student. This week, we talk with Hugh Kearns of Thinkwell about why PhD planning is so challenging for students, and learn about some tools that can keep your research […] The post 154. How to Plan Your PhD w/ Hugh Kearns appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 153. Where Do PhDs Work? The Answer Shouldn’t Surprise You.

    30/03/2021 Duración: 43min

    If you went to graduate school before the turn of the millennium, you probable expected to (eventually) land in a tenure-track position at a University. You may have known a few peers who got teaching gigs, or *gasp* went into ‘industry positions’, but the expectation was to follow in your mentor’s footsteps. Today, lots of […] The post 153. Where Do PhDs Work? The Answer Shouldn’t Surprise You. appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 152. How Do I Explain the Bad Grades On My Transcript?

    17/03/2021 Duración: 37min

    It’s time to open the mailbag once again to answer YOUR questions. First, we read a couple of emails from listeners who have put Hello PhD advice to work in their training, and they’re already starting to see the benefits. Nadia writes: Thank you so much for your podcast. I discovered Hello PhD at the […] The post 152. How Do I Explain the Bad Grades On My Transcript? appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 151. Avoid These Phrases in Your Peer Review

    01/03/2021 Duración: 25min

    The Peer Review villain, alternatively known as ‘Reviewer 2’ or ‘Reviewer 3’, has gained meme status. This is the person who takes your submitted journal article, drenches it in red ink, shreds it, burns it, and feeds the ashes to feral pigs. And unfortunately, it has happened to all of us. There always seems to […] The post 151. Avoid These Phrases in Your Peer Review appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 150. Rediscover Your Scientific Passion

    16/02/2021 Duración: 51min

    Nadia wanted to help patients. She had considered going to medical school, but found biomedical research to be an exciting opportunity to develop new knowledge and therapies. After graduate school, she continued her training as a postdoc. She was on the faculty-track, making plans for her project and her next career advancement. Then, COVID hit. […] The post 150. Rediscover Your Scientific Passion appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 149. Yes, Grad Students, You DO Have Transferable Skills

    31/01/2021 Duración: 50min

    If you’re a graduate student thinking about a career that lies off the tenure track, you’re probably vaguely nervous that your skills at the bench won’t take you very far in the business world. Career experts always ask you to highlight your ‘transferable skills,’ but what does that actually mean? Is it true that you’re […] The post 149. Yes, Grad Students, You DO Have Transferable Skills appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 148. Listener Mailbag: Contacting Prospective PIs, Supporting Friends, et al!

    16/01/2021 Duración: 39min

    Happy New Year to all our Hello PhD listeners! 2021 has already been… a lot. But we’re here to help. This week, we open the mailbag to answer your questions about graduate training and life in the lab. You Asked for It! Our first note came from Vibhatha, who found that a Science Writing Checklist […] The post 148. Listener Mailbag: Contacting Prospective PIs, Supporting Friends, et al! appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 147. 2020: A Year in Review

    31/12/2020 Duración: 42min

    It’s no stretch to say that 2020 was a hard year for almost everyone. It was marked by a global pandemic, social upheaval, and loss. The word ‘unprecedented’ lost all meaning around March, and we navigated uncharted waters for the remainder of the year. 2020 was rough, but now that it’s over, it’s time to […] The post 147. 2020: A Year in Review appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 029. Tenure Tracker: Choose a Mentor, Not a Lab w/ Natasha Snider, PhD (R)

    16/12/2020 Duración: 42min

    Choosing a lab for your graduate or postdoc research is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Most people read papers and abstracts to find the coolest science.  Or they favor the big labs with lots of people and solid funding. But those features can distract you from the real secret of scientific success. Your Mentor Matters This […] The post 029. Tenure Tracker: Choose a Mentor, Not a Lab w/ Natasha Snider, PhD (R) appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 146. Ace Your Virtual Graduate School Interview w/ Dr. Beth Bowman

    29/11/2020 Duración: 01h05min

    The letters of recommendation have been submitted, and review committees have assembled. But while this graduate school application season may seem familiar, the next steps will be wildly different from past years. How will Universities conduct graduate school interviews during a pandemic? And what can applicants do to prepare for these unprecedented times? Virtual Interview […] The post 146. Ace Your Virtual Graduate School Interview w/ Dr. Beth Bowman appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 145. Ten Tips from Hindsight: A PhD’s guide to a PhD

    17/11/2020 Duración: 35min

    How many times have you said “I wish I had known!” or “Why didn’t they teach us this in school?” If you’re a graduate student, you’ve probably said it a lot. For some reason, from the moment you write your first application to the moment you get your hood and mortarboard, you’ll be re-learning what […] The post 145. Ten Tips from Hindsight: A PhD’s guide to a PhD appeared first on Hello PhD.

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