As a PhD Candidate, I love my job. In Norway, we are well-paid, have research money, and generally are spoiled compared to our colleagues…
Do you feel overwhelmed by the possibilities you have and expectations you meet as a PhD candidate? You are not alone. And the feeling might affect you more than you think. Two PhD candidates tell about their experiences with burning out during their PhDs and and what steps they took to overcome it.
The reason for me being on the Arctic Ocean 2016 research cruise is primarily to gather data for my PhD research work. Let me tell you a bit about what I am doing up here.
As a part of my doctoral degree I will learn more about what happens 90 kilometers over our heads. What happens up there today will influence the weather and climate here at Earth in the weeks to come.