Life after PhD

Anxious about what life post-PhD will look like? Torn between pursuing a career in academia or in industry? At which stage of your PhD should you be starting to apply for jobs and/or post-doctoral fellowships?

In this section members of the society share their personal experiences about this important transition in a researcher’s life.

James Bell, Fisheries Assessment Scientist (CEFAS)

Lidia Lins, Postdoctoral researcher (Ghent University)

If you would like to contribute as well please email Paris Stefanoudis, the society’s student representative, at