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Supporting STEM Education

By Yvonne Baker

As we welcome new and old ministers back into the halls of Westminster and they are no doubt identifying their key priorities for the first one hundred days, may I suggest something a little radical? 1,040 more words

Yvonne Baker

LabTV: Curious about the Aging Brain

This LabTV video takes us to the West Coast to meet Saul Villeda, a creative young researcher who’s exploring ways to reduce the effects of aging on the human brain. 348 more words

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How to improve sustainability of biomedical research?

As some of you may know, NIH recently posted a Request for Information (RFI) on optimizing funding policies and other strategies to improve impact and sustainability of biomedical research. 1,240 more words

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

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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

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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

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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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