Grad school, The Bachelor, and expectations for scientists

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Grad school, The Bachelor, and expectations for scientists

December 13, 2018 by Sarah Anderson

I love “The Bachelor.” Most of my Instagram feed is posts from “Bachelor” alums (and therefore ads for Sugar Bear hair vitamins) and I can rattle off my...

20 years of sciencing

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20 years of sciencing

December 6, 2018 by Bill Hinchen

In case you didn’t know, Abcam turned 20 this year. To celebrate, we went ahead and put together a list of some of the best discoveries and breakthroughs as...

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Scicomm: is it your duty to communicate your research?

November 9, 2018 by Patrick White

Last month we had the pleasure of hosting a panel discussion at the Crick in London with the wonderful Rob de Bruin, Anna Ploszajski and Kath Nightingale. Thanks to...

Tips to avoid the dreaded Burn Out

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Tips to avoid the dreaded Burn Out

October 25, 2018 by Erica Boehm

Being a graduate student is grueling, tiresome work. Most of us work ten to twelve-hour days during the week, and even throwing in some weekend hours. All done...

The Social Scientist

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The Social Scientist

September 27, 2018 by Danielle Tomasello

I think it’s safe to say that all of us, at some point or another, have struggled with “networking.” Let’s face it: as scientists, we often work in...

BioRxiv: give pre-prints a chance

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BioRxiv: give pre-prints a chance

September 20, 2018 by Vicky Hatch

How can BioRxiv benefit me? The question many life scientists are asking themselves. For those that don’t know, BioRxiv (pronounced “bio-archive”) is a pre-print service where you can...

Why I love communicating my science – and why you should too

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Why I love communicating my science – and why you should too

September 14, 2018 by Nicola Faramarzi

Discovering the world of scicomm Although I started my PhD with an unwavering passion and bright-eyed enthusiasm for research, about halfway in to my PhD there felt like...

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