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Pretty Hard Decisions

Pretty Hard Decisions

By Thy Nguyen
The path towards a Ph.D is a difficult one, and most people don’t even know where to begin. On Pretty Hard Decisions we listen to the journeys of Ph.D students, what lead them here, and the pretty hard decisions they had to make along the way. If you are someone who's interested in research, this is the podcast for you.
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Road Less Traveled: Field Watts
Today we have Field Watts discussing his journey transitioning from organic chemistry into chemistry education research.  We'll learn about the importance of understanding yourself, finding your passion, and trailblazing a new field.
21:57
August 30, 2020
Whole New World: Alex Cheong
Today we have Alex Cheong discussing about his journey towards studying fungal-bacterial interactions in chronic wounds. We'll learn about the importance of culture, mental health, and accepting failure. 
31:53
June 21, 2020
The Long Road: Mary Hannah Swaney
Today we have Mary Hannah Swaney discussing about her journey towards studying the human skin microbiome. We'll learn about the importance of mentorship, determination, and going with the flow. If you're looking to pursue higher education and don't know where to start, this is a great story for you.
25:12
June 14, 2020