"The PhD by Portfolio route is an exciting way to draw together the diverse elements of my practice and develop a framework around this way of working. It is also a constructive model for me as I’m studying alongside my full-time teaching role."
"My PhD looks at the best way to teach this genomics and genetics education to healthcare professionals in Wales, both in terms of content and how it is delivered. Although my PhD is looking at healthcare professional education, it is patients and the public who will benefit from new diagnostics and therapies delivered to them."
"Achieving my PhD will make such a difference to my life, personally and professionally. For my career, the PhD is vital; it will mean I can now get my dream job as an academic/lecturer in mathematics."
"A PhD can lead to lots of opportunities in academia and R&D in industry. The research team at USW is headed by one of leading figures in the field of mobile and satellite communication, and there are excellent facilities as well as industrial networks and collaborations."
"My PhD is about developing new chemical and genetic approaches to improve traceability, transparency and authenticity within food supply chains. I’m focusing on palm oil because it is so topical and new methods are desperately needed to support current approaches, but any new approaches I develop can just as easily be applied to other food products to keep consumers safe."
"Having both a masters degree and PhD in forensic accounting has made me unique in my country. I will be returning to my country with a unique and in-demand skill-set and knowledge."
"My globetrotting PhD into high altitude physiology has allowed me to conduct research experiments in Canada and Peru."
"This was a chance to me to really work on my own writing with other writers; to take my hobby to another level.”
"I am hoping my study of restorative justice in Bolivian communities will improve European knowledge on both practices of communitarian conflict resolution and pluralistic justice systems.
"My research will help those affected by heroin use."