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Focus, focus...

For many (judging by the content in the #YourTurnChallenge) the hardest part of moving forward in life is taking that first step. That dramatic career change or life-altering decision that sets you on a path that is unknowable, exciting, scary. 268 more words

Early Career

From PhD to PI

At some point in your academic career you hope that you’ll make the leap with a successful proposal to the role of a PI. PI = Principal Investigator. 507 more words

Scientist

The Secret Life of Worms

Within the mud around the coasts of the UK the sediment is teeming with worms, shrimp and snails building their burrows and creating habitats for other meio- and micro-fauna. 163 more words

Early Career

The Faculty and the Cupcakes

In my institution the postdocs are considered part of the University research faculty. While this distinguishes us from the graduate students, we still fall into a special category of transient members of the university community. 285 more words

Scientist

Press on!

Training to become a scientist is a huge investment. It’s at least 4 years as an undergraduate, another year or two for a Masters and maybe another 5-10+ years to earn a PhD.¬† 328 more words

Scientist

The conference booklet and my poster.

Oh I completely forgot to add this to the post on my experience at a conference!

Refer to here for the VMSG2015 abstract booklet (my abstract is page 84) and click on the PDF on… 10 more words

PhD Life

My experience at a conference: VMSG2015

If we are to get technical here I have actually been to another one which took a conference-like approach (minus the posters). The volcanologists at Lancaster hold a ‘Volcano-Ice’ day, which brings together volcanologists who study all aspects of volcano and ice interaction. 524 more words

PhD Life