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10 terrible thoughts you will have during your PhD

10 terrible thoughts you will have during your PhD .. and why you will be fine anyway By Stine Øyna Last week our department welcomed a total of 19 new PhD students into our program in International Business. As a third-year candidate I was asked to give a talk about PhD life, and ideally offer some advice on how to

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Planning to pursue PhD in Japan? Here’s a typical PhD life in Japan

Here you find a simplified version of a typical (80-90%) PhD student life at The University of Tokyo, Japan briefed by a ResearchHUB team member who is about to finish his PhD soon. (a) 8:00-9:00: Wake up, shower and breakfast. (b) 9:00-10:00: Study Japanese Language (c) 10:00-11:00: In train, going to the university (This time is chosen to avoid rush

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WHAT A PhD IS AND WHAT IT IS NOT

After having completed a PhD degree myself, and having supervised, co-supervised and examined a number of PhD students over the years, I would like to offer some humble advice and pointers to those aspiring to pursue a PhD degree themselves. I find that many Malaysians misunderstood the purpose of getting a PhD degree and the commitments and sacrifices that it

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