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Time to complete program?
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It is great u enjoy ur PhD, but academic employers may question if u take too long to complete ur program. They may misunderstand and see u as lacking motivation or incompetent.

Time to complete program?
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A competitive PhD funding helps in future academic job applications. Can u still apply for any funding (for travels, etc)?

Is R&R experience a bomb for potential employer in academia?
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On ur career path, do think carefully about what u want for urself in the long term rather than which jobs have lower requirements or do not mind R&R experience. Again, pls have more self confidence. All the best!

Is R&R experience a bomb for potential employer in academia?
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I agree with bewildered. Your R&R also does not define you, please get over it. Just say your research took longer than expected, which is normal. You have finished your PhD. Be proud & confident of yourself.

Should I stay or should I leave my PhD?
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If you are in a 4 year PhD, you may wish to talk to ur supervisor to discuss how to frame your story (and its deviations) and decide the last lots experiments/simulations to complete to motivate you to finish. Good luck!

Should I stay or should I leave my PhD?
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You are very far along in your PhD. Instead of quitting, can you meet an experienced person (PhD student, post doc, sr researcher) to discuss computational work? Can you take up a course/workshop?

What would you do?
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Perhaps you can start making enquiries (uni & phd transfer, past phd students, etc) so you can quickly make the best informed decision for yourself. Also, ask her what project will you work on. Good luck!

What would you do?
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Hanginthere, does ur uni allow transfers? Will a transfer delay ur graduation? Have u spoken to the prof's students to know more about the person's character? She did respond late (3 months later) after all.

PhD thesis and fake results on papers
PhD thesis and fake results on papers
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I second newlease36's advise. If possible, write your thesis excluding fake data. If asked, say that you only put in data if you contributed significant effort in generating it.

Thoughts on my supervision
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Helebon, it is great that you are taking actions. Try reading http://www.edithumbs.com/how-to-choose-a-good-phd-supervisor/ . Don't forget to talk to the current students to know more about the supervisor

Need advice
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henry2014,it is great that your supervisor gives you feedbacks. To get up to speed with the new research method, could you talk to someone with experience in it?

Is a PhD worth it for me?
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Trust me, a job search for industry positions without much work experience after PhD is a real pain (overqualified, underexperienced). If you take extended leave without pay, you lose a lot of your seniority.

Is a PhD worth it for me?
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I won't worry about the company going bust. Once you have the necessary skills, you can go wherever you like. If you quit your current job, you will still need to search for a job after your PhD anyway

Is a PhD worth it for me?
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A small start up is excellent ground to gain a broad spectrum of skills that you would not get in larger companies. And the potential to rise in promotion is quicker.