How to get a postdoc overseas

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How to get a postdoc overseas

January 24, 2019 by Rosanna Jackson

Being able to work or do your postdoc overseas is one of the really cool parts of being a scientist. Combining the dream of living abroad for a...

Cell image doppelgängers

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Cell image doppelgängers

January 17, 2019 by Patrick White

Yeah, that’s right: cell image doppelgängers! We’ve all seen the hidden pictures within our imaging results. Maybe it’s the long hours staring down the microscope, the “long lunches”, or...

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...

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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