Events · The PhD voice

PubhD – Explain your PhD in a bar

Hi all! This will be the last PhD related post of 2016 and what better way to finish the year of posts than by cheering? That’s what you do in a bar, right? Yes, and you can also listen to PhD students explaining their research in a really informal style and being asked questions by… Continue reading PubhD – Explain your PhD in a bar

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I was shipped off to Belgium! Brussels, Bruges and Ghent

Hi all! Here comes the recap of my trip to Belgium with ISIC Portugal, Hostelworld and Brussels Airlines. As you might know, I was one of the winners of the “Shipping you off to Belgium” contest ran by these three partners and I had a blast! I spent only two full days in Belgium and… Continue reading I was shipped off to Belgium! Brussels, Bruges and Ghent

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A day exploring the Route of the Romanesque, Portugal

Hi all! I have my backpack already all geared up for my trip to Belgium tomorrow! Super excited! However, I see that you have been enjoying my tips about trips in Portugal that you can do without a car and it’s my duty to talk about another nice trip I did in December (2014). Let’s find… Continue reading A day exploring the Route of the Romanesque, Portugal

Events · The PhD voice

Is doing a PhD like launching a startup?

Hi all! Since attending Web Summit the past November and working with startups directly as a volunteer, I have been thinking about writing a post comparing startups with PhDs. This idea first came into my mind after watching the talk with the very energetic and peculiar Gary Vaynerchuk on Youtube. I couldn’t watch this live since… Continue reading Is doing a PhD like launching a startup?