Posts tagged 'Guide'

The Science PhD Survival Pack

The Science PhD Survival Pack

Whether you are writing up your dissertation, struggling in the lab, or a new PhD student, our Science PhD Survival Pack has resources to support you...

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Writing Scientific Papers

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Writing Scientific Papers

Need advice on writing a scientific paper? For a lot of scientists the task of putting pen to paper can feel daunting. To help you prepare and write your next scientific paper with ease, we’ve spoken to our fantastic community of life scientists around the world and put together this Life Scientist's Guide to Writing Scientific Papers. Enjoy!

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Presenting at Conferences

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Presenting at Conferences

How do you cope with nerves when presenting at a conference? What's the best way to practise giving your presentation? And how do you write your content? The Life Scientists' Guide to Presenting at Conferences is packed full of advice from experts, as well as some excellent tips from our community of scientists - helping you deliver your next scientific presentation with confidence and flair!

Sailing Through Your PhD Thesis: Writing Tips

Sailing Through Your PhD Thesis: Writing Tips

Looking for tips on writing your PhD thesis / dissertation? Dr Zeinab Leila Asgarian from University College London shares her advice on how to write your dissertation, and even enjoy the process!

Writing a Winning Travel Grant Application

Writing a Winning Travel Grant Application

Cancer researcher and blogger Kate Secombe shares her tips and tricks to give you the best chance of winning a travel grant...

Surviving Your PhD Viva / Dissertation Defense

Surviving Your PhD Viva / Dissertation Defense

You've been working hard in the lab for years, you've submitted your PhD thesis, and there is one more hurdle...Our fabulous guest blogger Dr. James Quinn, shares his top tips for surviving your PhD viva (dissertation defense).

The Life Scientist's Guide To Cost-Saving In The Lab

The Life Scientist's Guide To Cost-Saving In The Lab

One of the biggest challenges for life scientists is working within budgets to make grants and funding go further. In this Life Scientist's Guide To Cost-Saving In The Lab, neuroscience PhD student Karolina Farrell from UCL shares her top tips for cutting costs (not corners) in the lab...

Multidisciplinary Teamwork: Tips for a Productive and Harmonious Workplace

Multidisciplinary Teamwork: Tips for a Productive and Harmonious Workplace

As scientists, we often need to work in multidisciplinary teams, where people with very different backgrounds and skills all collaborate to achieve the same goal. Our fantastic guest blogger Paola Pinti shares some great tips for making that multidisciplinary team productive and harmonious...

My PI & I: What Makes A Good Student-Supervisor Relationship?

My PI & I: What Makes A Good Student-Supervisor Relationship?

Once you’ve found a supervisor that you want to work with, it’s important to make sure that you can communicate well with them. Whatever your research area is, your supervisor should be able to support you and your learning while also challenging you to ask questions you haven’t thought of before. Here, our guest blogger Karolina Farrell shares her advice on how to achieve a good working relationship with your supervisor.

To Science, or Not To Science? Alternative Careers For PhDs

To Science, or Not To Science? Alternative Careers For PhDs

Contemplating life and a career after a science PhD can be daunting - do you stay in academia? Do you even stay in science? Our wonderful guest blogger Lucka Bibic shares her thoughts...