Viviane’s PhD in Communication in Natural Disasters: Life as a UEA Postgraduate Research Student

Viviane’s PhD in Communication in Natural Disasters: Life as a UEA Postgraduate Research Student

My name is Viviane Lucia Fluck and my research is about participatory communication and community resilience against disasters. My research is one of the first attempts to actually understand what role communication can play in a disaster. It can help non-governmental organisations in humanitarian response …

Day in the life of a PhD Student: Monday | PhD Vlog

Day in the life of a PhD Student: Monday | PhD Vlog

Hello, it is Monday morning and this week I’ve decided to try and do another week long vlog. Hello, it’s Tom from the future. It’s now Wednesday and, looking back over the footage, I’ve decided that what actually I’m gonna do is release one of …

Predicting emotional responses to music (PhD Music Psychology)

Predicting emotional responses to music (PhD Music Psychology)

In my research I am trying to explain emotional responses to music. I’m using our audience response system which is the only one of its kind in a music department in the UK, to measure emotional reactions to music of an entire audience listening to …

How to Ruin your Mental Health as a PhD Student

How to Ruin your Mental Health as a PhD Student

I have been a student since 2009, moving from undergraduate degree to masters and now PhD with no break in between. Not once during this time has my mental health become an issue, so here is a guide so that you too can share in …

Top tips for studying towards a PhD | The University of Edinburgh

Top tips for studying towards a PhD | The University of Edinburgh

Three top tips I would give anyone looking to do a PhD is firstly – to make the most of every single opportunity. Your PhD isn’t just about doing experiments, getting results and being in the lab. It’s also about building on your own skills, …

Sam’s PhD in Renewable Energy: Life as a UEA Postgraduate Research Student

Sam’s PhD in Renewable Energy: Life as a UEA Postgraduate Research Student

So my name’s Sam Rowe I’m a fourth year PhD student and my research is all about renewable energy, so it’s all about trying to turn sunlight or solar energy into all of the different fuels and chemicals that we need. So for me it’s …

A Day in the Life of a PhD Student | Breaking the Monotony

A Day in the Life of a PhD Student | Breaking the Monotony

[Yawn] So, boyfriend has now gone off to work and it is the start of the day. This is my second cup of tea so tea counter starts at 2. [Laughs] I’ve already be up for about an hour at this point. I’m not totally …

Top 5 Apps for PhD Students | PhD Vlog

Top 5 Apps for PhD Students | PhD Vlog

Hello, my name’s Tom and welcome back to my channel and to another PhD vlog. Now, I’m very aware that it is currently the beginning of a new academic year and so there are currently lots and lots of PhD’s starting their course of study …

We are the Sensor CDT at the University of Cambridge

We are the Sensor CDT at the University of Cambridge

I’m Clemens Kaminski and I’m the director of the Sensor CDT for sensor technologies. This is an exciting time for us now because we are in the second phase of the CDT and what we do in this new CDT is we want to see …