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 … read more

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Season 1 Finale

September 28th, 2018


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. …

Episode 6 - From a data scientist to a financial analyst

September 26th, 2018


"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 …

Bonus Episode - Tips for science writing!

September 14th, 2018


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 …

Episode 5 - From a chemist to science writer

September 10th, 2018


“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. …

Episode 4 - From a physicist to a senior research management officer

August 30th, 2018


"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 …

Episode 3 - From a wildlife scientist to a science communication professional

August 21st, 2018


“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 …

Episode 2 - From an astrophysicist to a founder of sci comm communities and a data scientist

August 12th, 2018


“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 …

Episode 1 - From a PhD soil scientist to a science communicator

August 6th, 2018


“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 …

Episode 0 - Prologue

August 5th, 2018


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 …

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