Type of background is not an issue. What is of interest to us is that you demonstrate how your experience can be brought to bear upon, provide insight and elucidate the concerns of the project.
The PhD will demand that the candidate is…"
"Dear Phil/David,Thank you for posting this. Actually I'm very interested in this potential PhD, as my research interests are quite aligned with the PhD Focus.
However I have a couple of concerns and questions that I wanted to share with you:1.…"