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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....
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...

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