Share your story in 200 words or less

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Share your story in 200 words or less

17th May 2018 by Bill Hinchen

I think it’s safe to say we love talking about our research. The problem is that we usually only talk about it to colleagues and other scientists. It’s...

#WhatsYourWord – Autofluorescence

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#WhatsYourWord – Autofluorescence

8th May 2018 by Maha J Cziesielski

Krishana Sankar is a PhD student at the University of Toronto working on type I diabetes treatments. In particular, she investigates how to prolong the life of islets...

Lonely Planet for scientists

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Lonely Planet for scientists

3rd May 2018 by Vicky Hatch

Should I do my postdoc/PhD abroad? One of the great questions faced by scientists everywhere. You come to the end of your studies and you hear rumors of...

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Tipbox Talks: the lab valuator

26th April 2018 by Bill Hinchen

Following on from our last Tipbox Talks, me and Vicky test Patrick’s knowledge of lab equipment and how much it costs. Frankly, I reckon a number of actual...

Lab superhero competition winners!

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Lab superhero competition winners!

19th April 2018 by Patrick White

Remember our lab superhero competition? We wanted to hear from people who felt they worked alongside someone in the lab who goes above and beyond the call of...

Grant on grants

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Grant on grants

13th April 2018 by Vicky Hatch

Writing grants is the worst. There is no point beating around the bush. It’s a long grueling process that commonly ends in devastating rejection. If you have experienced...

Science writing jobs: the good, the bad, and the ugly

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Science writing jobs: the good, the bad, and the ugly

12th April 2018 by Bill Hinchen

There’s no shortage of scientists who reach a certain stage in their research career and go, “PLEASE! NO MORE PIPETTES! NO MORE! I WANT OUT!” before burning their...

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