PhD options- Generalist vs Specialist approach

There are no two ways about it, research, particularly at the PhD level is a highly specialised and novel endeavour. Nevertheless, it is worth appreciating what potential options arise from acquiring multiple transferable skills or a highly specialised skills as part of your research experience.

Tune in to our discussion on the 29th of April (18:30 British Summer Time/ 23:00 Indian Standard Time/ 13:30 Eastern Standard Time) with Dr. Sean Brown.

Dr. Brown is Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences at University of Abertay Dundee. Based on years of supervisory and research experience, Dr. Brown will address potential advantages and disadvantages of highly specialised techniques and methods, as well the multiple facets involved in choosing a research project.

Venue: Online

Date: 29th April 2017

Time: 1.30 pm EST, 6.30 pm British, 11 pm IST

Duration: 60 mins including Q&A

Expert : Dr. Sean Brown

Dr. Sean Brown

Dr. Sean Brown completed his PhD in neuroscience at University College London. He then went on to complete two post doctoral positions at UCL and University of Dundee before securing his lectureship at UAD. He has a research interest in the area of reproductive physiology as well as pedagogic research in the area of online teaching/learning and assessment.

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