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Where to go from a PhD

Perhaps the most daunting choice facing any PhD student is where to go following their PhD. Discussions among PhD students in my time at Durham seemed to focus on the binary choice of either staying in academia or moving to London, both of which have positives and negatives. Hopefully I can convince you all that by no means are…
My research internship
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My research internship

The project In the Summer between first and second year, I was lucky enough to take part in an internship research project offered by BP to Durham students across a range of subjects. It may come as a surprise that as a geology student, the research project I embarked upon had nothing to do with rocks. Instead it focused on how…
The Blueprint Enterprise Challenge
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The Blueprint Enterprise Challenge

As ambitious postgraduate students, we were looking for opportunities to foster our entrepreneurial spirit alongside our studies. Blueprint was one of these opportunities for us which we heard about in one of our classes. After some brainstorming sessions, we developed a business idea and entered the competition. We wanted to…