4 ways to ruin your PhD: My advice for new PhD students

I am about to finish my PhD in a few weeks from now. If you are only at the beginning, here’s some advice on what you should avoid, if you want to get the most out of it!

1. Never talk about your work

p1If you’re like me, you want your work to mean something. You want to make sure that mankind will benefit from it, or at least that it will be a tiny step in the right direction. But all your hard work will never really mean anything when nobody knows about it, right? Make sure to grab every opportunity you have to talk about your work. Continue reading