Passionate PhDs

Passionate PhDs

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What are PhDs? Sounds like something too heavenly and beyond reach? PhDs are much more than researchers. They have their passion as well as desperation. Perhaps you are just one of them, struggling with research and life goals. This podcast series is therefore really for you and for those who wish to know you more. Now, welcome to the passionate PhDs podcast, and explore how PhDs have found their passion, career and themselves. Check out more here - https://passionatephds.com/
Season 1 Finale
Sep 28 • 3 min
Thank you so much for listening to the first season of PassionatePhDs podcast. We have heard stories from a science communicator, data scientist, communication manager, research management officer and a science writer. The career paths of PhD graduates…
6 - From a data scientist to a financial analyst
Sep 26 • 28 min
“PhD is like going on mountains you don’t know, you’ll have to explore it out.” – Amardeep Kaur Amardeep Kaur is a financial analyst in a financial services company in Perth. She also teaches weekend courses for industry professionals. In this episode, we…
Bonus Episode - Tips for science writing!
Sep 14 • 6 min
EP5 we have heard the story of a professional science writer. Want more tips in science writing? In this Bonus Episode, the senior correspondent of Chemical & Engineering News shares her suggestions for those who want to dive into a science writing career!
5 - From a chemist to science writer
Sep 10 • 38 min
“One of the things I enjoyed a lot is when I told people what I did.” – Amanda Grennell Amanda Grenell is a chemist and a professional science writer. She is also one of the admins of two science blogs, Science Buffs and Chembites. This year, she is…
4 - From a physicist to a senior research management officer
Aug 30 • 38 min
“PhD is not a process to limit your possibilities in the future, it should take you as an opportunity to explore the infinite possibilities for you to be in the future.” – Jenny Jiang Jenny Jiang is a physicist and a research management officer in the…
3 - From a wildlife scientist to a science communication professional
Aug 21 • 33 min
“I love challenges… It keeps me motivated, keeps me inspired, keeps me interested in doing what I do.” – Ian McDonald Ian McDonald was the president of the Australian Science Communicators in ACT Branch and now a strategic and tactical science…
2 - From an astrophysicist to a founder of sci comm communities and a data scientist
Aug 12 • 40 min
“For me, one of the most rewarding parts of being a scientist was the opportunity to engage with other scientists, to spread the word that we do.” – Nathan Sanders Nathan Sanders is an astrophysicist, a data scientist in the entertainment industry, and…
1 - From a PhD soil scientist to a science communicator
Aug 6 • 27 min
“It’s possibly something comes from a PhD – things won’t always work, but you have to be able to change.” – Salirian Claff Salirian Claff is a PhD soil scientist and now pursuing her master’s in science communication outreach program in the Australian…
0 - Prologue
Aug 5 • 2 min
What are PhDs? Sounds like something too heavenly and beyond reach? PhDs are much more than researchers. They have their passion as well as desperation. Perhaps you are just one of them, struggling with research and life goals. This podcast series is…