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July 16, 2020  

Office Hours #4: Additional Training on the PhD: A Necessary Evil?!

July 16, 2020
In this episode of Office Hours Sarah Bowen and Merle van den Akker discuss how their PhD training programs, the mandatory courses and the education they received. They also talk about additional trainin they had to themselves, to succeed within the PhD. They discuss the value of both the mandatory and the optional trainings, with mixed results for either of them...
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