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PhD Career Stories is a podcast where PhD:s share their stories and experiences in life after a PhD, inspiring you to take the next step in your career development! Reach us on phdcareerstories.com | facebook.com/PhDCareerStories |instagram.com/phdcareerstories | twitter.com/PhDCareerPod | linkedin.com/company/phd-career-stories

PhD Career Stories Tina Persson, Michele Manzo, Maria Sjogren, Paulius Mikulskis, Johanna Have

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PhD Career Stories is a podcast where PhD:s share their stories and experiences in life after a PhD, inspiring you to take the next step in your career development! Reach us on phdcareerstories.com | facebook.com/PhDCareerStories |instagram.com/phdcareerstories | twitter.com/PhDCareerPod | linkedin.com/company/phd-career-stories

    #100 Round Table Discussion

    #100 Round Table Discussion

    Welcome to episode 100 of Phd career story, where we have a round table discussion with 9 members of our team.
    In this episode we talk about the impact that Phd career stories have had on Phds around the world, based on comments we have received. We also talk about what we have learned from Phd stories and working as a team in the last 3 years.
    This is the last episode for now, but we will be back in 6 to 9 months with the new beginning.
    Stay healthy!

    • 19 min
    #099: Rui Cruz Story

    #099: Rui Cruz Story

    Welcome to a new episode of PhD Career Stories. In today's podcast, Dr. Rui Cruz tells us about his career path and how he went from doing a PhD in biomedical sciences to starting up his own company, called Connecting Biotech. He also shares with us valuable tips and lessons he learned along his journey.
    Looking back, I view my PhD as a process of self discovery, a process that allowed me not only to recognize my limitations and strengths, but it also allowed me to work on those weaknesses and strong points.
    To know more about Rui’s story, please listen to this episode. If you also have a story to be told or if you know someone willing to share his story, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Enjoy listening.

    • 12 min
    #098: Evelina Kulcinskaja Story

    #098: Evelina Kulcinskaja Story

    Welcome to today episode where Dr. Evelina Kulcinskaja tell us the story of her transition from academia to industry. Evelina received her PhD in biochemistry at Lund University in 2015. After that she did a 2-year post-doc at the University of Nottingham, UK, doing research on biocatalysis. She now works as a lab manager at a pharmaceutical company, taking care of day-to-day operations in a laboratory that does analysis by mass spectrometry.
    Evelina will also share with us some reflections on her journey, as well some useful tips and tricks for researchers in different stages of their careers.
    ”As a PhD student, I learned lots of transferrable skills, such as compiling and sorting information, written and oral communication, negotiation with your supervisor, team work in the group, as well as a broad range of laboratory skills.”
    If you are curios Evelina’s story and get some tips, please listen to this episode. If you also have a story to be told or if you know someone, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
    Enjoy listening!

    • 14 min
    #97 Natalia Bielczyk Story

    #97 Natalia Bielczyk Story

    Welcome to a new podcast in PhD Career Stories. In today’s podcast, Dr. to be Natalia Bielczyk shares her journey from her homeland Poland to the Netherlands and the different steps she took to become an entrepreneur. Natalia is just about to get her PhD in Neuroscience at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior in Nijmegen. In 2018, she launched a foundation, Stichting Solaris Onderzoek en Ontwikkeling, that offers free consultancy to early career researchers interested in self-development or search for new careers in industry. Furthermore, in 2019, Natalia established, Welcome Solutions, a company that helps researchers to develop careers beyond academia. She also wrote a book entitled “What is out there for me? The landscape of post-PhD career tracks.“ Natalia brings us to a journey of self-discovery and recalls how she navigated herself from academia towards the open job market to finally become an entrepreneur.
    Academic CV: https://www.nataliabielczyk.com/archive
    Stichting Solaris: https://stichting-solaris.github.io/
    Welcome Solutions: https://welcome-solutions.com/
    Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082YCHJHP
    To know more about Natalia´s journey, listen to this episode. If you also have a story to be told or if you know someone, please don´t hesitate to contact us.
    Enjoy listening!

    • 59 min
    #096 Ulrikke Voss Story

    #096 Ulrikke Voss Story

    Dr. Ulrikke Voss   has a PhD in medical sciences from Lund university, and and has  been working as a postdoc and associate researcher at Lund university for 6 years. She just decided to quit the academic career and start her new journey, both mentally and physically. In this podcast, she shares her story and the first steps of the preparation of her adventure.
    Ulrikke is currently a blogger, where where she shares her curiosity and love of science, describe a life in academia with reflection, and humor describe falling and regaining her footing.  She also has started her youtube channel where she will share the interviews with amazing scientists while walking in the nature.
    If you are curios Ulrikke’s long journey, please listen to this episode.
    If you also have a story to be told or if you know someone, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
    Enjoy Listening!
     

    • 22 min
    #095: Interview with Laura Pozzi

    #095: Interview with Laura Pozzi

    In this podcast, Tina Persson, the founder of PhD Career Stories has an interesting interview with Dr. Laura Pozzi, who is currently working as a Scientific Writer for a Swedish Biotech, Atlas Antibodies, in Stockholm. Her role involves content creation and scientific marketing communication. Laura received her Ph.D. in Life and Biomolecular Science at the IRCSS-Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan in 2011.  After her graduation, she joined the Neuroscience Department at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, where she worked as a postdoc until 2017. Her research interest focused on the identification of the molecular aspects of brain disorders.
    If you are curious about how Laura stepped out of academia and started a new career, please listen to this episode. If you also have a story to be told or if you know someone, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
    Enjoy Listening!

    • 20 min

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