Tag: career advice

When it’s Challenging, Think Outside of the Box

The cancer research community is reacting and adapting to the restrictions placed on us by the COVID-19 outbreak. We’ve asked EACR members to contribute...

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...

How to ‘Sell’ Your Research to Your Peers

If you think that speaking to peers about your research is much easier than talking to people on the street, you may be surprised....

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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The Cancer Researcher is an online magazine for the cancer research community from the European Association for Cancer Research.

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