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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...

Time management tips for PhD students

"Tempus Fugit, Time Matters" Every time I meet PhD students at the beginning of their career, I’m always asking them: Are you seriously taking into...

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...

My Science Habit: hooked on the rush of an experiment finally coming together

by Rosanna Jackson It hasn’t worked. A sinking in your stomach confirms just how disappointed you are. Just how much you wanted this experiment to work....

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