Hi, I'm Pauline, I started this blog recently (July 2018) to discuss about what helped me during my PhD studies in the hope that it can help other students and, who knows, maybe inspire universities in what to do to help their own students :)

I am writing about PhD students' #mental health and about #soft skills (transferable skills) because for me these two subjects are partly overlapping. More about that in my first blog post: How a doctoral program saved my PhD. I also wrote a series about soft skills in academia, click here to see it.
Finally, as I am also a bit nerdy, I will regularly publish posts with technical tips, see the category #tech.

I'm French and completed my PhD in Switzerland, to know more about me, have a look at the About page.

Here some of my top blog posts:


  • Mental Health
  • Soft Skills
  • Tech

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