Posts tagged 'science support'

Navigating the Mentor-Mentee Relationship

Navigating the Mentor-Mentee Relationship

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.

The Importance of Mentoring for Postdoctoral Fellows

The Importance of Mentoring for Postdoctoral Fellows

Guidance from a good mentor is vital for any life scientist, whether you are starting out in grad school or taking your next steps as a promising postdoc. In this guest blog, Ksenia Kastanenka of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School shares insightful thoughts on the importance of mentoring at postdoc level.

Ten Essential Soft Skills for Life Scientists

Ten Essential Soft Skills for Life Scientists

Being a great life scientist requires more than just a steady pipette hand! Qualifications are important but so are your communication skills. We’ve picked out 10 of the most important soft skills that researchers should think about when applying for or taking on a new role in life science…

Round-Up & Top Ten Q&A Highlights from #LabLifeCon22

Round-Up & Top Ten Q&A Highlights from #LabLifeCon22

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…

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Coping With Rejection

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Coping With Rejection

Most of us will face rejection at some stage in our careers, and while we can’t avoid it, we can choose how we cope with it. In our Life Scientist's Guide to Coping With Rejection, scientists from around the world share their experience of academic rejection, and how it ultimately shaped their careers...

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