Albert Einstein reportedly said, “If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.” This is my favourite quote of Einstein’s, followed closely by “I never said even half the things that the internet says I did”.
Each year we get together to swap war stories, to show off our successes, and to share new opportunities related to the lands we have seen from the mountain tops. We do all this according to the age-old and trusted format of the Annual Society Meeting.
Francis Stewart did his undergraduate and doctoral degrees at the University of New South Wales, Sydney in the 1980s and then headed over to Germany for a post-doc. He is now Chair of Genomics at the Center for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering, TU Dresden, Germany.
If you’ve read my previous blog post and are now ready to kick off the scouting process, I’ve got you covered with 6 tips on how to find your perfect honours lab match. Here’s a few tips and tricks that helped me find the right lab, hopefully it will lead you to similar success!
4 weeks left of Honours and a 70-page thesis to write. In following the wise words of our very own Beth Stout, I decided to procrastinate (productively) and write a blog post.
Recently several members of our lab attended an early careers development day hosted by the Australia Society of Medical Research (ASMR). There were many wonderful speakers at the event, including our labs very own Dr. Kate Quinlan and I took a lot away from the event from all the speakers.
As a final year PhD student, this is the perfect time for me to write a blog on how to (not) write your thesis. Honours and Masters students could also learn from this… or then again perhaps they shouldn’t.