Myself in the CMS control room as a Strip tracker shifter during CRUZET — Cosmic RUn at ZEro Tesla. Sat at the CERN library after meeting my supervisor where we discussed my summer project. I walked through the corridors, searching the shelves, looking for helpful ideas and collecting some thoughts. I opened a book and read this… Continue reading A whole new journey begins at CERN as a summer student!
First year of PhD: how to begin.
PhD: Doctor of Philosophy, the highest degree that a person can earn. Its main purpose is to train university research and teaching. This is one of the most common definition of what to do a PhD means, but how about being a PhD student? Well, that’s much more difficult to explain in one or two… Continue reading First year of PhD: how to begin.
CMS Induction Days at CERN
Research life is very challenging. It is very human for a young researcher to lose focus of his work. When I moved to Brussels for my doctoral degree, away from dear friends and family, I faced a somewhat similar situation. I believe myself as a very social person and like doing things that will impact… Continue reading CMS Induction Days at CERN
Graduating in June?
We are still looking for bright candidates for 5 PhD positions within the network. In January, we opened 10 PhD position in Particle Physics, for theory, phenomenology, and experimental profiles. The response has been huge, with more than 100 applicants, but we are looking for few gems. Also some of the best candidates obtained other… Continue reading Graduating in June?
10 choices: Which PhD position is right for you?
The be.h-eos programme includes 10 PhD positions at various different universities. In the advertisement these are only listed shortly. This post is intended to provide more background on each of the positions, including a typical profile/skill set necessary. All projects aim to answer questions that together fit into a greater picture, and have some connection to the… Continue reading 10 choices: Which PhD position is right for you?