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Science Communication & Outreach Symposium

The Science Communication & Outreach Symposium is coming up on September 18th & 19th!

The symposium focuses on how to effectively communicate science, which is useful for a variety of scientific careers. 218 more words

Informational Flyer

Link: Transitioning from Science to Science Writing

Here’s a recent piece by Julia Rosen in the Open Notebook with lots of specific advice and examples of routes people have taken making the switch. 6 more words


Lessons Learned as a Woman Scientist

Marguerite Evans-Galea is one of a number of women pursuing research science as a profession. She graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Music, a Bachelor of Science and a Post-graduate Diploma of Science, and then completed her PhD at The University of New South Wales. 1,369 more words

Science Careers

Ian 3.0, stalled? or just slow?

I’m frustrated with myself for not making Ian3.0 happen already. I’ve been working on various projects around communicating science (have you seen The Quiet Branches… 635 more words


For the past year and a half, Lou Woodley and I have been running MySciCareer, a website with first person science career stories. It’s not just jobs in research and it’s not just jobs outside of research – it’s both. 538 more words

Items Of Interest

Did I win?

One of the hardest things about my midlife crisis is the loss of confidence.  I went through most of my life with the general feeling that I wasn’t perfect, but I was pretty good.  1,471 more words

Mid-life Crisis

The worst. And the slightly hopeful.

My self-critical voice is still pretty strong. And still works too well.

The joke I use as the founding principle of this blog still rings true to me. 430 more words