This week I’ve had to do an experiment that is way out of my comfort zone. By the end of your PhD (t minus 3 months until submission!) you can become very comfortable in your experiments. So it can be quite daunting (and exciting) when you’re thrown into something new.
I’ve heard it said that in ancient times sciences like chemistry and biology were relatively weak – people got a…
If I could make one zero cost improvement to the Australian research system I’d insist on a set day for…
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!