Hello Phd

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A podcast for scientists, and the people who love them.

Episodes

  • 129. Grad School Rejection: Why it Happens and How to Get Accepted (R)

    19/03/2023 Duration: 57min

     I feel a little disheartened because I’ve been rejected from many of the places I applied to and haven’t heard back from a number of others. Is it worth it to hold out hope for the ones that haven’t sent out updates?  I have been rejected from 5 schools and am expecting 3 more rejections […] The post 129. Grad School Rejection: Why it Happens and How to Get Accepted (R) appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 189. Crafting an Unforgettable Job Talk w/ Dr. Andres De Los Reyes

    01/03/2023 Duration: 01h56s

    Think about your favorite action movie that kept you on the edge your seat. Did it look certain that the hero would fall, only to emerge at the very last moment to save the day? Now picture a great movie trilogy or TV series. Did each episode introduce a dangerous cliffhanger at the end, enticing […] The post 189. Crafting an Unforgettable Job Talk w/ Dr. Andres De Los Reyes appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 188. Grad School Time Management According to ChatGPT

    16/02/2023 Duration: 40min

    We get asked all the time about strategies for more effective time management during graduate school. Not surprisingly, some of our most popular past episodes deal with time management. While we have covered a lot of ground over the years on this evergreen topic, there’s a new expert on the scene who seems to know […] The post 188. Grad School Time Management According to ChatGPT appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 187. Pro-Tips For Creating a Scientific Poster

    01/02/2023 Duration: 38min

    Scientific conferences are a great way to meet other scientists and share your research. Perhaps your advisor got lucky and was invited to give a talk. If your research doesn’t get time on stage, how can you make connections and tell others about your project? The poster session is your ticket to fame and glory. […] The post 187. Pro-Tips For Creating a Scientific Poster appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 186. Scientists Share Their Goals and Strategies for Attending a Scientific Conference

    18/01/2023 Duration: 36min

    Since the pandemic, we can honestly say that Josh and Dan “don’t get out much.” But we broke out of that rut to attend the annual conference for the American Society for Cell Biology – Cell Bio 2022 meeting in Washington, DC. A scientific conference is a unique experience AND opportunity. Thousands of academics, researchers, […] The post 186. Scientists Share Their Goals and Strategies for Attending a Scientific Conference appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 071. Practical Advice for Overcoming Impostor Syndrome w/ Dr. Maureen Gannon (R)

    01/01/2023 Duration: 46min

    Impostor syndrome might make you feel all alone in the world, but ironically, many graduate students, postdocs, and faculty members experience the same feelings of inadequacy. This week on the show, we interview Dr. Maureen Gannon, PhD, about the sources of impostor feelings and the practical steps you can take to work through them. By […] The post 071. Practical Advice for Overcoming Impostor Syndrome w/ Dr. Maureen Gannon (R) appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 070. Impostor Syndrome (R)

    23/12/2022 Duration: 47min

    Meeting a new cohort of graduate students on your first day of class can be intimidating.  These are the brightest students from their undergraduate programs. Some of them have years of research experience, first-author publications, and a depth of knowledge that seems encyclopedic. Feeling intimidated by your new colleagues is normal, but some of the people […] The post 070. Impostor Syndrome (R) appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 185. I got accepted! Now how do I choose a PhD program?

    30/11/2022 Duration: 34min

    We often talk about the myriad factors you should consider when choosing a PhD program. Location. Research. Stipend. Work culture. Livability. Peers. Prestige. The list of things to remember seems endless. But way back in pre-history, we were just humble undergrads ourselves, feeling our way around and trying to make life-changing decisions with very little […] The post 185. I got accepted! Now how do I choose a PhD program? appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 184. White House Rules for Open Access w/ Heather Joseph

    17/11/2022 Duration: 01h02min

    The COVID-19 pandemic changed nearly every aspect of our lives. Schools and businesses shut down. Hospitals filled up. And many of us spent months alone or in familial ‘pods.’ But this dark period of global history had some bright spots, and many of them appeared in the scientific community. Rapid at-home testing became ubiquitous. mRNA […] The post 184. White House Rules for Open Access w/ Heather Joseph appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 103. Laboratory of Horrors! (R)

    01/11/2022 Duration: 41min

    “Hey, I won’t be able to make it over for movies tonight.  I’ve got to finish these timepoints…  Yeah, I know it’s the third time this week, but I promise I’ll leave a early tomorrow…  Okay, sorry.  Goodnight.” Gary ends the phone call and sighs.  This is not the first time he’s had to cancel […] The post 103. Laboratory of Horrors! (R) appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 183. Mailbag: Finding Balance, Master’s En Route, et al!

    19/10/2022 Duration: 31min

    This week, we open the mailbag to answer your questions! We hear from a new grad student who has some old responsibilities, and learn about how to earn your Master’s degree while enrolled in a PhD program! Under My Umbrella (ella ella) Our first email comes from Cindy, who wants some clarification on a previous […] The post 183. Mailbag: Finding Balance, Master’s En Route, et al! appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 182. How to Choose A Rotation Lab and Advisor

    30/09/2022 Duration: 54min

    Lab rotations are a pretty sweet deal – you get the chance to work in a lab for a few weeks to see how it fits. Do you like the people? The project? The advisor? If not, try another lab and see if that one is a better fit. But at the end of 3-4 […] The post 182. How to Choose A Rotation Lab and Advisor appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 181. Build Skills Before Grad School with a Postbac

    19/09/2022 Duration: 58min

    A lot of aspiring trainees are ‘taking a gap year’ before applying to graduate school. Typically, they use that time to build skills and make connections that will bolster their applications. This postbaccalaureate, or ‘postbac’, experience can vary pretty widely – from a course-heavy Master’s degree to a research-focused industry internship. There are also a […] The post 181. Build Skills Before Grad School with a Postbac appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 180. Becoming an Educator w/ Dr. Alaina Talboy

    01/09/2022 Duration: 47min

    You’re in graduate school, so you’re probably pretty smart. You’ve learned a lot of material over the years, and managed to apply that knowledge in tests, papers, and projects. But ‘knowing a lot’ doesn’t mean you’re ready to teach others. Becoming an educator takes time, dedication and attention. This week, we talk with Dr. Alaina […] The post 180. Becoming an Educator w/ Dr. Alaina Talboy appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 119. Ten Tips to Crush Your First Semester (R)

    20/08/2022 Duration: 47min

    It’s that time of year again – summer days are growing shorter, your friends are trying to fit in one last trip to the beach, and the backpack aisle at Target is about to be cleared out to make way for the Halloween costumes. Yes, it’s back-to-school time. From toddlers to teenagers, this time of […] The post 119. Ten Tips to Crush Your First Semester (R) appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 179. Teaching Opportunities for Grad Students w/ Dr. Alaina Talboy

    01/08/2022 Duration: 01h45s

    We’ve all met them – the unsung heroes of your Intro To (Biology, Psychology, History, etc.) class. Sure, they don’t give the lectures, but that’s about the only responsibility they dodge. Instead, they’re leading lab sessions, holding office hours, proctoring exams, and grading papers. They’re the Teaching Assistants, or TAs, and they’re a critical part […] The post 179. Teaching Opportunities for Grad Students w/ Dr. Alaina Talboy appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 178. I Didn’t Even Know “Research” Was a Thing!

    18/07/2022 Duration: 50min

    For some students, graduate schools is a foregone conclusion. Perhaps they’ve wanted to ‘be a scientist’ since they were nine, and along the way, they learned that a PhD is a stepping stone on that path. Or perhaps they knew their career prospects with a Bachelor’s degree were thin, so they new an advanced degree […] The post 178. I Didn’t Even Know “Research” Was a Thing! appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 177. Mailbag: Is Academia Lonely? And, Lab Tech vs. Med Tech

    02/07/2022 Duration: 35min

    You send questions to podcast@hellophd.com, and we answer them on the show! Is research always this lonely? This week, we hear from “Foobar”, a computer science PhD student in Germany, who is wondering whether academia is always as lonely as she is feeling right now. She writes: Just like every other student, I had to […] The post 177. Mailbag: Is Academia Lonely? And, Lab Tech vs. Med Tech appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 176. Stop Calling Yourself a ‘Grad Student’ w/ Dr. Alaina Talboy

    17/06/2022 Duration: 01h08s

    Titles are a part of our identity. If you meet a school teacher, computer programmer, or rocket scientist, you will instantly form an impression of what kind of person they are without any additional information. The bias we impose upon hearing a title can be good or bad, of course. But we all invariably take […] The post 176. Stop Calling Yourself a ‘Grad Student’ w/ Dr. Alaina Talboy appeared first on Hello PhD.

  • 175. Four Research Traps (And How to Avoid Them)

    01/06/2022 Duration: 43min

    The day-to-day reality of many graduate programs is that you’ll spend most of your time doing research. Even if you don’t end up working in a lab or doing experiments forever in your career (and most people don’t!), being able complete experiments is going to help you efficiently progress through your program and eventually GRADUATE. […] The post 175. Four Research Traps (And How to Avoid Them) appeared first on Hello PhD.

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