Searching For The Leadership Style Of A PhD Supervisor

According to the paper published by Levecque et al. in 2017, one in two doctoral students is in a state of distress, whereas one in three is at risk of some type of mental disorder such as depression [1]. In their work, they evaluated the relationship between a supervisor’s leadership style and mental health. TheContinue reading “Searching For The Leadership Style Of A PhD Supervisor”

I Landed Among The Stars

The following is a short story describing one of the nicest experiences from my PhD. Hope you enjoy the reading! When I was doing my PhD in Europe, there was an established American researcher in my field. Because she was a reference, I had read a lot of her papers. One day, I was inContinue reading “I Landed Among The Stars”

Academic dilemma #1 – Academia or industry?

This is the first of a series of very personal posts where I will share how I have had to face some career-related dilemmas throughout my professional journey. These dilemmas had challenged my initial professional plans, the ones I had when I finished my degree. And they are dilemmas that you may need to faceContinue reading “Academic dilemma #1 – Academia or industry?”