A blog for LSE PhD students, postdocs and LSE students considering a PhD
Sandrine Foldvari completed a PhD in statistics in 2011 and is now Managing Partner for Taranis Partners.
“I am responsible for the quantitative research for our fund. Pragmatic and thorough quantitative skills and IT skills are a must. It is important to be keen to learn new programming languages and read loads of new papers/research.”
Read more about Sandrine on her full profile.
Current LSE students now have access to the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online.
The guide identifies alternative sources of funding (especially within charities), which can grant awards to any student regardless of subject or nationality. This huge database is full of useful resources for those looking for funding, including:
grant application writing tools
sample personal and financial statements
To access this […]
PostgraduateStudentships is running two PhD funding fairs in December 2014.
London – 4 December
Leeds – 10 December
The fairs bring together more than 25 UK universities with specific PhD funding to offer. Students who have achieved or are expected to achieve either a 1st or a 2:1 in their undergraduate degree or a merit or distinction in their masters degree can to apply to attend.
For more information […]
Here Robin Broadway, a careers consultant at LSE Careers shares some of his many insights into working for an international organisation along with details about one of our biggest events of the year, International Organisations’ Day.
The application process for the LSE Partnership PhD Mobility Bursaries 2014/15 are now open. These bursaries are a great way to get some financial support to spend some time at either:
Columbia University (New York)
National University of Singapore
Peking University (Beijing)
Sciences Po (Paris)
for your research as part of your PhD. To be eligible you’ll need to have passed your upgrade and […]
Academic awards and prizes are always a nice addition to an academic CV, but how do you find out about these competitions? It’s worth keeping your eyes out as they will be advertised in lots of different ways – through posters, forums, word of mouth. One helpful resource is Research Professional. It’s a database that you can search for all […]
The University of East Anglia have a significant number of Research Council, Faculty, School and Project-specific Masters and PhD Scholarships and Studentships available.
Postgraduate students at UEA can be assured to experience a first rate education, excellent academic and teaching support, and high career and employability prospects.
Scholarship and Studentship deadlines vary according to individual degree subjects. Applicants are advised to check the University’s website for […]
Two current opportunities to consider if you are interested in a career in Washington DC are the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program and The Heritage Foundation Internship Program.
The PMF program is at an entry level for advanced degree candidates and is designed to attract outstanding men and women from a variety of academic disciplines. The focus of the program is on […]