Tag: career advice

5 tips to take care of yourself during your PhD

We all experience stressful times during our PhD which can be fuelled by failing experiments, guilt for taking time off, jealousy of successful colleagues...
Let's talk about mental health

Let’s talk about mental health

Our mental health fluctuates as our life changes. We all have times when we feel down, stressed, or angry, and most times these feelings...

7 reasons why we get stressed during our PhD

PhD students have a 2.43 times higher risk of developing a psychiatric disorder than the rest of the highly educated population. Females and gender-nonconforming...
Uwe Karsten

A Day in the Life: “Do good experiments, and don’t worry...

Uwe Karsten reflects back on a career spanning over 40 years, and uses his experiences to give advice to researchers who are still early...

Advice on Standing Out as a Speaker

Many people find it difficult to speak in front of groups, whether that be their peers or a group of strangers. But every fantastic...

Don’t lose sight of what a great job cancer researchers have

Whether we like to admit it or not we are each making a tiny step towards ultimately eradicating this varied and devastating disease. by Kabir...
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Love and fear in the lab: watch the EACR25 Opening Lecture...

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

New EACR Board member: Arkaitz Carracedo

We are very pleased to welcome four new members to the EACR Board: Arkaitz Carracedo, Vincenzo Costanzo, Ruth Palmer and Andreas Trumpp, who were elected...

17 Science Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Now

Have a long holiday trip ahead of you? Tired of listening to the same playlist? Or simply looking for a reason to get a...

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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