How Do Scientists Work Out What To Work On?

In fact, the real intelligence in biology is not usually related to mind stretching mathematics, it is all about knowing the best questions – which questions will provide ground breaking new insights, and which will just fill in details which would have been largely predictable anyway.

On Giving a Seminar on PowerPoint

I actually like seminars – if they’re good I can’t help but enjoy them, and if they are terrible I listen even more intently as I feel I am learning how not to do it.

Here are some notes on how to approach giving a seminar. And yes, let’s make it a list.