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The Old Man, the Sea and the PhD: Seven Parables of Doing a PhD in Life Sciences

Paperback - 06 December 2017
ISBN-13 : 9781979662376
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A short book about the particular challenges awaiting a PhD student in Life Sciences.

'The Old Man...' captures so many things I felt about my PhD but couldn't quite grasp or let alone put into words. A humorous and cathartic read for anyone who has finished a PhD, and an eye-opening one for those who are about to start
-- Tom Hiscock, PhD in Systems Biology, Harvard

Thought-provoking and uncompromisingly intelligent, this is a book I wish I had read before starting my PhD. In case I ever come to supervise PhD students, I will re-read it on my first day in the new job.
-- Marcin Suskiewicz, PhD in Structural Biology, IMP Vienna

This is not simply a career guide for Life Science graduate students. It is a collection of beautiful parables on management, motivation, and meaning, relevant to anyone who likes to think, as a matter of lifestyle or for a living.
-- Jakub Z vodn , DPhil in Computer Science, Oxford

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