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Tests To Detect Immunity against COVID-19

There is much talk on how to assess the immune response against COVID-19. In this blog, we discuss some of the techniques used to test for antibodies.

Feeling Unproductive as a STEM Student During COVID-19? It’s Okay.

COVID-19 has put almost everything on hold for grad students and other trainees who have wet lab-based projects. Here's our advice for dealing with the unproductive feelings you might be facing right now.

COVID-19: How to Protect Yourself and Others as a Student

In this blog, we list a few things you can do to overcome the challenges that COVID-19 presents to your life as a STEM student. Together, we can get through this.


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What to look for in a supervisor?

The relationship you develop with your supervisor can be crucial to succeed in your studies. Knowing yourself and considering some factors can help you make the important decision on who to choose as your supervisor.
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Dressing the Part

This blog discusses expectations of gender that have nothing to do with competence but heavily affect the way we think we need to behave or dress.
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Interview with Silvia Rattigan, PhD – Associate Director Clinical Quality Assurance

We spoke with Silvia Rattigan (Torres), PhD, who works as Associate Director of Clinical Quality Assurance at MSD in Dublin, Ireland. We asked her about her job, career, education, and any advice she might have for anyone looking for a similar career
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Career Profile: Academic Freelancing

Freelancing is a great option for academic researchers. There is a great demand for academic skills in many different industries, and academics can freelance as a full-time career or part-time next to their work for a university.