Useful tips for grad students and researchers
This is an eclectic collection of links to websites that might be interesting for PhD applicants, grad school students and researchers.
Apply for a PhD – if you think that grad school is for you, go ahead and apply for a PhD. Make sure you don’t blame anyone but yourself afterwards.
Academia.edu – Academia.edu is sort of a “facebook for academics” and a place to share and follow research globally. It counts several “academic celebrities” and Nobel prize-winning scientists among its members.
BioMed Experts – BioMedExperts.com is the first literature-based scientific professional network that brings the right researchers together and allows them to connect, network, communicate and collaborate online.
Grant Snap – GrantSnap.com is a research proposal preparation tool, with specific research proposal templates and guided reviews. Use what you need and change what you don’t like. Write winning research proposals with less effort!
Jobs – Search for academic jobs and “real” jobs in Germany. Most of the jobs are for German-speaking applicants but you can also find some English-speaking job offers for native speakers, occasionally.
Mendeley – Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
NorphCam – NORPHCAM is the first international collaborative network dedicated to promoting and advancing the public health and health services research of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine and integrative health care.
PeerJ – PeerJ has established a new model for open access publishing: instead of charging you each time you publish, PeerJ asks for a single one-off payment, giving you the lifetime right to publish articles with PeerJ, and to make those articles freely available. Lifetime plans start at just $99.
Phinished – Phinished.org is a forum and support group for grad students trying to finish their theses or dissertation, and for ex-PhD students who already survided graduate school.
PhD Tips – Find out more about how to survive and finish your PhD studies.
PhD Workshop – Sign up and be the first to be notified when the PhD Workshop Project is launched!
Research Gate – Research Gate is a professional network for scientists and researchers. Join today, it’s free!
Start a PhD – this website has a bunch of useful links to pre-grad-school-information (when people still have a life), before starting a PhD.
UNESCO Network of Researchers – The International Institute for Educational Planning of the UNESCO offers a Visiting Fellows Programme to study theoretical, methodological and practical aspects of educational planning and management, and to contribute to IIEP’s training and research activities, and is adressed to persons with experience in educational planning and administration.
zoh-TAIR-oh – Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself.
Wiki CFP – Wiki CFP is a semantic wiki for “Calls for Papers“. It has a regularly updated database with more than 20.000 CFPs.