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See you in Raleigh!

I’ve just registered (a whole two days ahead of the deadline!) for the 2014 Evolution meetings, which this year are hosted by NESCent at Raleigh, North Carolina. 94 more words


Careers: Doctor Doctor

In which a Chemistry teacher encourages you not to think “doctor” when your kids achieves a string of A grade GCSEs…

**Throughout this post, where I say “doctor” I mean a person with a medical degree, rather than a PhD** 1,164 more words


A science-y tweet makes my heart skip a beat

When I first heard about Twitter (several years before I actually understood what it was) – I remember thinking it sounded silly. Who cares what celebrities are thinking (Figure 1)? 909 more words

Science Communication

Who wants to design a genetics themed card game? Summer positions for UBC students available at my lab.

So, first things first – you have to be a UBC student (undergrad or grad) to be eligible for these (two) positions. As well, I’d be keen to extend the positions beyond the 20 hours per week to a more full time scenario if that works for the successful candidates. 562 more words



A lot of pixels have been spilled on the subject of the adjunct crisis in academia. For those of you who don’t know what that is, it refers to the explosive growth in the use of adjunct faculty to teach courses at colleges and universities in the United States. 820 more words

Science Careers

Beyond the lab: alternative science careers

So you have a passion for science but don’t want to work in a lab or as a researcher? Or maybe you’ve enjoyed your science degree but want to do something entirely different with your career? 401 more words

Career Choice