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Life or Sci Bethan Rogoyski

“Life of Sci”

by Bethan Rogoyski The book Life of Pi describes the odyssey of a young man and his tiger trying to get home after capsizing at sea....
5-minute incubations

10 ways to keep busy during 5-minute incubations

by Cora Olpe Today I would like to discuss one of the wet lab scientist’s biggest mental challenges: The 5-minute incubation. Often encountered during immunohistochemistry or...

How To Be PhD-Productive When You’re Just Not Feeling It

by Nicola Faramarzi We all have those days during a PhD where getting into the lab is a major struggle. Life as a cancer researcher...

Top 10 PhD survival tips from current students

by Sophie Roper There is no doubt about it, #PhDLife really is a rollercoaster. It is full of highs and lows, twists and turns, and...
Samantha Terry

Life in the Lab – Life IS the Lab

by Samantha Terry I am a new-ish lecturer with a small group of just one postdoc. Together we’re studying the use of radioactivity to image and...

The Fifth Season: Grant Season

by Caroline Himbert It is that time of year again: the line in front of the research center’s coffee shop seems to be way too long...

The elephant in the lab: Impostor Phenomenon

by Tamara Sutus Temovski Impostor phenomenon (IP), impostor syndrome or fraud syndrome is a term coined in 1978 by clinical psychologists Dr. Pauline R. Clance...

From rock bottom to peak performance: the PhD journey

By Bethan Rogoyski First year You’ve made it. You can finally tell people with pride that you’re a student, a PhD student no less. The impressed reaction...
Cancer Researcher EACR Science Communication Prize

The Journey to Publication: WINNER of The Cancer Researcher-EACR Science Communication Prize

We invited cancer researchers at all levels to write a blog post about working in cancer research for The Cancer Researcher-EACR Science Communication Prize 2018....

Love and fear in the lab: watch the EACR25 Opening Lecture by Uri Alon

When Uri Alon got stuck during his PhD, he felt unworthy of being called a scientist because he was never taught that scientists can...

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