If you’re attending your first big life science conference this year, you’ll want to make sure you get the most from your visit. The potential for connection and collaboration is huge, and that’s why we’ve put together a checklist of 10 ‘must-dos’ to help you make the most of your conference experience!
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An effective mentor-mentee relationship takes time, commitment, and mutual respect. It can pull down barriers for underrepresented minorities, and can be the make or break of a scientist’s career trajectory. In this guest blog, experienced mentor Dr Enitome Bafor shares her thoughts on creating and cultivating a strong and successful relationship with your mentor.
Stats show that the number of PhDs awarded each year vastly outweighs the number of tenure track jobs available, so with so few academic positions up for grabs, why do we still think of leaving academia as a failure? Dr Joanne Kamens of The Impact Seat considers the huge variety of career options available to scientists outside of academia, and the skills you need to secure them.
Learning how to write great scientific papers is a skill that all researchers should master, and getting published requires good structure and a compelling story. In this article, Dr Matthew Lloyd & Dr Bronwen Martin share their top tips for science writing success!
The mentor-mentee relationship is one of the most important relationships in science, but it takes honesty, compatibility and effective communication to make it work. Professor Stuart Maudsley of the University of Antwerp has mentored students from all walks of life, and shares 12 key pieces of advice to help you get the most from your mentors.
The inaugural Hello Bio LabLife Conference took place online last month and was a truly inspiring event! Read our round-up of the fantastic talks and panel discussions, plus our top ten highlights from the audience Q&A sessions…
Sitting on your first dissertation defense (or viva) panel is a big responsibility and you’ll want to make sure things go as smoothly as possible for all involved. That’s why we’ve gathered some top tips from seasoned examiners to make sure your first experience on a defense panel is a positive one.
So you’ve nearly submitted your PhD dissertation, but what next? If you’re looking to apply for a postdoc position, there’s a lot to consider. That’s why we’ve put together The Life Scientists’ Guide to Applying for Postdocs, containing fantastic advice from experienced scientists to help you take that next step on your life science journey.