Can somebody give me an idea what you get upto on a day to day basis? I know roughly what you work towards in a PhD, obviously it depends on your topic, but I have no idea what it consists of day in and day out.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

For example, what maths do you do daily? What theory do you do daily? How much programming do you do? Are you solving equations - numerically or otherwise, are you analysing data??

I'm particularly interested in two areas - High Energy Physics and Condensed Matter theory.

Are there any areas of physics where there is lots of numerical work/equation solving to be done?

Thanks for any help.

PS. I'm interested in the UK PhD students.

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