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EACR Congress 2022

Top Tips for Presenting your Scientific Poster at a Conference

At the Early Career Researcher's Conference 2022, we enjoyed a brilliant programme of diverse sessions from a range of experts, including Phillipa Timmins from...

“The transition from academia to industry can be intimidating”: Career insights from a recent...

"Toto, we’re not in academia anymore…" …this was one of the first sentences I said when I walked into my new office in Boston, USA,...
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A harmonious lab: The reward of all

On Christmas 2007, I asked Santa for a microscope set. For a young girl in kindergarten, the wish seemed absurd. But Santa -my mom-, granted...

Career in cancer research: a noble quest?

It starts out with fairytales about knights and dragons. It blossoms when you, like me, dress as Wonder Woman at Halloween. It continues with...

Interview with Pezcoller-Marina Larcher Fogazzaro-EACR Award winner Karen Vousden

Karen Vousden is the winner of the first Pezcoller-Marina Larcher Fogazzaro-EACR Women in Cancer Research Award, which celebrates a cancer researcher who has demonstrated...

Interview with EACR Emeritus member Professor Ulrich Schneeweiss

We recently received an email from a longstanding EACR member, 97 year-old Professor Ulrich Schneeweiss. Professor Schneeweiss, who has been an EACR member for...

Productivity Tools for Research Writing

By Oluchi Okere Productivity is a measure of the efficiency of a productive process and is determined by the rate of output per unit input....

My Ph.D. adviser fired me. Here’s how I moved on

By Anurag Srivastava My Ph.D. adviser called me into his office, saying I needn’t bring my notebook. Puzzled, I followed him and sat down. We’d met...

Researchers of Novosanis: My unexpected path to a PhD in collaboration with a company

I was always fascinated by the human body, and how it works; that is how I ended up pursuing my professional bachelor's degree in...

How and Where to Write a Thesis

To paraphrase Jane Austen, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a Ph.D. student in possession of data must be in want of a...

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