Life after Ph.D.

Anxious about what life post-Ph.D. will look like? Torn between pursuing a career in academia, industry or communication? 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 Pavanee Angelee Annasawmy, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow (Université de Bretagne Occidentale)

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 share what is your Life after Ph.D., please email Katie Bigham, Pierre Methou and/or Franck Lejzerowicz, the society’s Students and Communications  Officers, at, and