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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...

Do researchers know how to admit past mistakes? The Loss of Confidence Project aims...

The Loss of Confidence Project aims "to destigmatize declaring a loss of confidence in one’s own research". Though it is based in the field...

How to Design an Award-Winning Conference Poster

Thank you to Dr. Tullio Rossi from Animate Your Science for contributing this article. Before we get started, I want you to think about three things...

Feeling overwhelmed by academia? You are not alone

A study recently published in Nature Biotech reported that PhD and master’s students worldwide have rates of depression and anxiety that are six times...

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