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thephdliferaft's podcast

Oct 25, 2021

This week’s guest is Dr Juliane Borchert, an experimental physicist, occasional poet, and gardening enthusiast! She studied in Berlin, Halle (Saale), Groningen, and Oxford. She was awarded a DPhil in Condensed Matter Physics from the University of Oxford and is now a postdoctoral researcher at the University of...

Oct 18, 2021

Lynn Koworera has a background in Adult Nursing BSc and Physician Associate MSc. She has a post registration qualification in advanced non medical prescribing and she has practical experience working in the NHS tertiary centres and large NHS trusts in specialities such as care of the elderly, dermatology and clinical...

Oct 10, 2021

This week’s guest is the amazing Gilly McKeown AKA @neurodivergent_researcher.  


We begin by talking through the twists and turns of Gilly’s own story; and her spirit of curiosity  will be an inspiration to anyone who is still trying to find their ‘thing’.


We then talk about her own late diagnosis of Autism...

Oct 4, 2021

This week’s episode is all about the importance of friends on the PhD journey!


Milensu Shanyinde is a PhD candidate at University College London.  Her research examines the complication of managing HIV in relation to Hepatitis C in persons seen for routine clinical care in Italy. She also works part time as a...

Sep 27, 2021

We are kicking off the new season with the fabulous Devon Price!


Devon is a social psychologist, writer, activist, and professor at Loyola University of Chicago's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Devon has published widely including their book Laziness Does Not Exist which came out in 2020.


In this...