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Programs Importance of institute for PhD

  1. Mar 22, 2006 #1
    Hi guys, just wondering if I could get your opinions on a dilemma.

    I've applied and been short-listed for a PhD studentship. The project seems very interesting and something I could really get into, and there is guaranteed funding, which is a plus.

    The only bad point is the university where it is based (naming no names) does not have the best reputation for physics in teaching or research (or much else)

    Should I be worried, does it matter much or is the project and the knowledge I gain more important?
     
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  3. Mar 22, 2006 #2

    matt grime

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    Well, if the place has a poor reputation for teaching or research, why are you applying there?
     
  4. Mar 22, 2006 #3
    The project seemed really interesting, and I was applying to most places with interesting projects for grabs.
     
  5. Mar 25, 2006 #4
    good yes i think going ahead is a good thing
     
  6. Mar 25, 2006 #5
    So...does that mean I shouldn't worry?
     
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