The fourth episode of the PhD: Addicted to Research podcast is now available, with all episodes out on Acast, iTunes and Spotify.

Zoe, Chloe and Dan discuss the first 6 months of a PhD. The team reflect on how they felt when they started and talk about exciting moments and challenges they encountered along the way. The episode also covers finding your feet, happy jars and organised squirrels.

Dan interviews Professor Sally Cutler from the University of East London to get some expert advice on starting out including having realistic expectations, taking things step-by-step and the importance of the supervisory relationship. Listeners may also spot the guest appearance from Sally’s cat!

There are also some tips on organising your project and remembering the happy moments from your PhD.


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