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The future of the PhD

A Nature News feature stirred some discussion today: What can we do about the growing numbers of postdocs that cannot keep working in research labs, even if they want to? 818 more words


A Day in the Life of: A Biomedical Researcher

Ever wondered what its like to be a biomedical researcher? What life is really like inside one of the worlds leading Children’s Medical Research Institutes? 816 more words

Children's Medical Research Institute

My Career in Science (and Elsewhere)

The following is a piece written by Jane Elith, the author highlighted in our first International Women’s Day article. Dr Elith also won the Recognition of Achievement for a Research Paper… 996 more words


How to piss off a scientist!

From Science Careers, check out the humorous list:

  • Make sweeping generalizations about scientific concepts based on one data point. Start them with “my friend knew this guy …” or “once I heard someone say on the bus …”.
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My Informational Interview Tips

Before subscribing to Science Mentor’s blog I was not familiar with informational interviews. After having my share of informational interviews I have learned a few things along the way. 258 more words

Career Corner

Is change possible? (for me).


I don’t know.


I want to believe.

Yes. And it has been happening.

But outwardly, it’s all still the same.

I don’t seem to know answers to basic questions. 35 more words


This looks awesome! I just backed "Jill Trent, Science Sleuth #1" by @superdames.

The above panels from “The Sinister Smokescreen,” script by Jacqueline Ching, art by Michael R. Hall, colors by Frank Barbara, letters by Declan Fitz.

And here is the comic: 9 more words