Life after Ph.D.

Anxious about what life post-Ph.D. 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.

Dr James Bell, Fisheries Assessment Scientist (CEFAS)

Dr Lidia Lins, Postdoctoral researcher (Ghent University)

Dr Katleen Robert (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

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