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Dr 27 - being a lab manager

I found an interesting blog by “Dr. 27” about her career path from PhD to postdoc to staff scientist. Some really great stuff there! 62 more words


Brexit and UK science

Here’s an excellent article summing up some of the concerns and potential impacts of Brexit on UK science by my friend Gary McDowell. The result of the vote has made me pause and have to reconsider my intention to move back to the UK, for many of the reasons discussed in Gary’s article. 44 more words


STEM Anyone? Inspiring Students to Pursue STEM Careers

Students are more interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers than we previously thought, according to a recent study published by the Amgen Foundation… 544 more words


Women in Bio on The Influential Paths of Great Visionary Leaders

Powerful women made powerful statements last week at the Women in Bio (WIB) Plenary Event during the 2016 BIO International Convention. A panel of influential women leaders discussed difficult yet critical topics, such as how to brand yourself as a woman in a male-dominated industry, the importance of side hustles, and how to close the gender gap. 945 more words

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40,000+ Years of Custodianship, One Century of Medical Discoveries

This week’s post comes from Louise Johansson who leads the development and implementation of the diversity and inclusion strategy and policy at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI). 1,174 more words

Gender Equity

15 Tips Happy Productive Employees

Tips – 1 through 5

1.    Being happy on the job could be a real emotional stretch for most employees.  Instead of using the word happy (which some people shy away from) another expression of happiness could be finding a balance between the satisfaction of completing successful projects while also experiencing harmonious teamwork with peers and managers on the job. 120 more words

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First Generation College Students: Challenges, Strengths, and Resources to Develop Confidence and Move Ahead

If you are the first in your family to attend college, you may have already experienced some challenges or concerns like: not knowing many contacts in the fields of science or medicine through your circle of family and friends or feeling like an imposter and wondering if you really belong in various professional groups or meetings. 496 more words

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