Exposed – the imposter syndrome

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Do you know that feeling that everyone around you knows exactly what they are doing, while you’re just muddling on? Many people, in all kinds of professions, suffer from this so-called imposter syndrome. Even scientists, and especially PhD students, struggle with this.

Nicole van ‘t Wout Hofland wrote about why so many PhD students feel like an imposter during their PhD research and what could be possible solutions. This article was published in Resource, the university magazine of Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands (from p. 24).

The article ‘Imposter syndrome’ starts on page 24


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