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Considering a second PhD, this time in statistics. Will any professors be interested in working with me? [duplicate]

I have a PhD in applied mathematics from a top university. I didn't realise it at the time because I was so focussed on my research, but it seems my research area (numerical analysis of PDEs) is ...
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Is a second PhD ever necessary? [duplicate]

I'm an undergraduate student. I used to think that a PhD certifies a person as an expert in a specific topic of a specific field. I've now been told that while that's true, a PhD most importantly ...
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What to expect when pursuing a second doctorate in an unrelated field [duplicate]

Long story short: I got a PhD a few years ago (let's say, in numerical methods for nonlinear PDEs). I've since gotten experience with a couple post-docs and a variety of collaborators, but I'm not ...
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Is obtaining Multiple PhDs in two different and barely related disciplines detrimental to the career? [duplicate]

My situation is like this: I have tried to obtain an MS in CS/CSE but failed. Now, I am studying an MA in Education and planning to get a Ph.D. in Education. After that, my plan is to get a Ph.D. ...
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Want to pursue a second PhD [duplicate]

I have already completed my PhD in Earthquake Engineering with soil dynamics specialization and recently joined as an assistant professor in a state university. In my PhD, although I got couple of ...
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Should I do another PhD? [duplicate]

I have completed my PhD in chemistry in an area which doesn’t have scope to get job or a postdoc position. Now I’m at the age of 29–30, I’m not eligible to write CSIR, a public eligibility test for ...
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Second PhD in Astro after a PhD in CMT (Physics) [duplicate]

Okay here is the current situation. I am entering my second year in my PhD program and most of my options of joining the Theoretical astrophysics groups are closed ( no professors working in that ...
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Second phd in top rank university but online. [duplicate]

Folks, I have received my phd from a university ranked 60 in usnews and had one year of post doc work after. Right now I am a non tenure track teaching professor at a wellknown university. Eversince I ...
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Is it possible to do two PhD's in the same field one after another? [duplicate]

I am PhD student in an area of business in India. I am dissatisfied with the coursework and research guidance available at my university and feel that I won't be a very good PhD post completion of ...
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Is it possible (and also meaningful) to do two PhDs? [duplicate]

During my PhD I have developed two different research projects in parallel. This was not planned from the beginning, it just happened this way. I am sure each of these could be presented as a PhD and ...
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Is it wise to get another PhD in statistics after finishing PhD in math? [duplicate]

I am currently starting my second year of PhD study in mathematics at an institution ranked 70-80 in math in the US. In my first year, I have taken some courses in probability theory and passed two of ...
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Can I do PhD from different country after getting one PhD from one country? [duplicate]

I am currently pursuing doctoral research in Chemical engineering department at IIT Kharagpur, India. I am about to complete my Ph.D. within 2 years. I am thinking of doing another Ph.D. possibly from ...
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Pursuing Ph.D. at two institutions simultaneously [duplicate]

I am enrolled in a Ph.D. program at a leading institute in India. However I am facing certain problems which are administrative in nature and hence want to restart my Ph.D. at another institute. I am ...
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Obtaining multiple Ph.D.s? [duplicate]

If someone has a Ph.D., say, in Pedagogy, can he get another Ph.D. in, say, in Linguistics? If someone has a Ph.D., say, in English, can he get another Ph.D., say, in Data-Science? In what cases ...
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Is it proper to do dual Ph.D in math? [duplicate]

I have already noticed similar questions to mine as Should I do a dual Ph.D, Is doing two Ph.D a good path? and When does one go to double doctorate? . I got Ph.D in Pure Math and now I am doing ...

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