Sunday, October 17, 2021

Create a Striking Research-Focused CV

This blog highlights how to leverage your skills to create an eye-catching CV that will open doors for you for science-related jobs, no matter what your level of experience is.

3 Cures for Thesis Writing Procrastination

Dealing with procrastination can be though, but there are a couple of tricks that may help get you back on track with your thesis, article, abstract, or proposal writing.

The Perks of Being a Research Scientist

While research can be a tough slog, there are actually a lot of upsides of being a research scientist that maybe don't get the attention that they deserve.

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Interview with Bex Nitert – Managing Consultant of Digital Forensics and Incident Response

Bex Nitert works at Paraflare cyber security in the Greater Perth Area, Australia. We asked her about her job, her career path, and her experiences as a woman in the STEM field.
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Five steps to a successful co-op application

One great way to gain practical research experience as an undergrad is through work in a real-world research setting for a couple of months as part of your degree. Landing that ideal position might seem like a challenge, but here we provide five steps for a successful co-op application.

Who to talk to about switching advisors?

Switching advisors can seem like a really daunting process, and will elicit all kinds of advice from different people, with different perspectives.

When Biology Knowledge Isn’t Enough: Losing a baby mid-semester as a genetics professor

It might be tempting to think that because I understood the biology of what happened that my grief was less. But it was not.

Meet the Team

Sophie Sneddon

Editor

I'm a post-doctoral fellow working on some kick-ass cancer immunology stuff in Vancouver. In my spare time I write, play video games and speak Japanese.

Maartje Wouters

Editor

After a career in cancer research, I became a medical writer who loves to write about science. I love to travel, take photos, and eat good food.

Céline Laumont

Editor

I'm a post-doctoral fellow studying how B cells contribute to anti-tumour immunity. I'm also a writer, a hiker, a bookworm, a baby yogi and a tentative Japanese calligrapher!