A blog for LSE PhD students, postdocs and LSE students considering a PhD
You are probably thinking about life after your PhD, but in fact you’re “living your career” now. The things you do (or are thinking about doing) alongside your research will influence the choices you have after graduation.
During your PhD, as well as researching, publishing and presenting at conferences, students can work - as teachers, research assistants, web managers, journal editors etc. Some do internships or […]
The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding is an exclusive resource for LSE students and staff that identifies sources of funding – especially from charities – which can grant awards to students regardless of subject or nationality.
Over the last three months, more than 60 new charities have been added to the funding database, including:
Barry Amiel & Norman Melburn Trust
Grants for history, philosophy, […]
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 […]