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I am evangelical about this

PhD students should* consider industry roles; academics should not dissuade them. Ten years ago today I began my career as a statistical consultant in the pharmaceutical industry. I went directly from my PhD: I submitted my PhD thesis on a … Continue reading

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An unexpected delight in the form of careers advice

This week I am attending the 62nd meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics here in San Francisco. Being a PhD student, I registered for several of the events aimed at Trainees. As well as attending talks, visiting posters, … Continue reading

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Perspectives from Big Pharma

I came to research in statistical genetics from an undergraduate degree in biochemistry. I learnt statistics as applied to genetics; perhaps a student who studied statistics of itself would have a perspective that is broader than my own. I was … Continue reading

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