In Arthur Conan Doyle’s A Study in Scarlet (1887), John Watson meets Sherlock Holmes for the first time and struggles to figure out what it [...]
Even though you think that the rest of your life will consist of the lab and your computer, there will be [...]
In our crazy, everyday graduate student and “real” lives, how does one keep up with broader academic, discipline-specific, and tech trends? Should we [...]
If you had told me three years ago that I would be a proponent of collaboration in the humanities, I would have laughed at you. Three years ago, I [...]
Announcing our first theme week of the semester, “If I had only known…” This week, Katy, Natascha, and Andrea share their reflections and advice on surviving graduate school. Below, our readers offer their best tips to get you through the year (or five)! To share yours, tweet using #gh_tips.
I’ve always had a problem with lab notebooks. Something about cutting and pasting the results of cutting edge research into a paper-lined notebook [...]
Kaitlin Gallagher is a PhD Candidate specializing in Biomechanics at the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo in Canada, and a permanent author for GradHacker. You can follow her on twitter at @KtlnG.
As a lab citizen, you may be responsible for supervising undergraduate senior/honors thesis projects. With all of [...]
Many of us in the sciences begin graduate school not only with classes, but with extensive lab rotations that center upon completing bench [...]
We receive many positive comments regarding our GradHacker posts, but we also receive advice that warns us (and our readers) that some of our tips will provide people with procrastination mechanisms rather than ways to move their work forward. Think of how [...]
We’ve all been there- the beginning of our PhD journey, when we were still naive enough to believe [...]
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