Emma K. Smith is careering through her PhD

Grantham Scholar Emma K. Smith is mapping her PhD from the beginning to the end through her blog, ‘Careering through my PhD’.

Focusing on her journey from student to independent researcher, she will talk about what she learns along the way and how this will all transfer to her future career.

Topics she’s covered so far are teaching opportunities at Sheffield, mental health and science in policy. Check her word-smithing out here

Emma is studying in the lab of Professor Jurriaan Ton. Her project considers the adaption capacity of Downy mildew to host resistance.