A few words to my younger self: Ulrike

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A few words to my younger self: Ulrike

21st September 2017 by Ulrike Trager

[A message from the editor: a while ago I had a few words to say to my younger self, thanks to the wonders of hindsight! This week, we...

Scientific presentation sins: how not to suck

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Scientific presentation sins: how not to suck

19th September 2017 by Bill Hinchen

All too often you find yourself in a scientific presentation cringing at the state of the slides being projected into your eyeholes. Whether it’s thirty slides for a...

If at first you don’t succeed, try, fail, and fail again.

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If at first you don’t succeed, try, fail, and fail again.

14th September 2017 by Nicola Faramarzi

Let me begin by telling you that this is not a story. This is not a tale of PhD woe or despair, nor a romanticized tale of scientific...

Lab sessions Vol 5: early bird hour

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Lab sessions Vol 5: early bird hour

12th September 2017 by Patrick White

Today is going to be the most productive day you’ve had in years. Your alarm was set two hours earlier than usual and you’re the first one in...

How to explain to people that you’re a scientist

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How to explain to people that you’re a scientist

7th September 2017 by Bill Hinchen

You’re going to have to do it at some point. Maybe it’s a dinner party, a family get-together, or maybe you’re stuck on a plane next to that...

Social picks #weird&wonderful

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Social picks #weird&wonderful

5th September 2017 by Patrick White

A browse of our Twitter feed is always a mixed bag.   Anyone else feel their lab is a home away from home? My lab house is becoming...

The reality of research – 7 reasons why grad school is actually awesome!

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The reality of research – 7 reasons why grad school is actually awesome!

31st August 2017 by Sophie Arthur

[A message from the editor: Sophie is a runner up in our Tipbox writing competition and she’s here to dispel some of the grad school horror stories and...

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