On 11th September, TIR writer
Brooke Morriswood participated in an EMBL Careers Webinar with Kristina Havas-Cavaletti and Mariana de Niz on “how to choose a postdoc position”. Some of the questions asked by webinar attendees, and the panel’s answers, are below. Continue reading
“Lab bench” by Dorotea Fracchiolla
Clear Materials and Methods sections are essential for other scientists to reproduce your work. Here’s a short guide on how to write them.
TIR offers a few pointers for young scientists on how to brush up their curriculum vitae…
There are many different careers to be had in science, of which academia only encompasses a fraction. Here’s an overview of the whole spectrum.
Gerrit Dou, “The Night School”
Scientists are taught how to to plan their experiments, but not their reading. And if you don’t read the literature, how can you ask the right questions or do the proper experiments in your chosen field?
Here’s some tips for getting started.
Gerard Ter Borch, “The Suitor’s Visit”
TIR offers a few tips on those all-important introductory e-mails.
TIR offers a few tips for people thinking about getting involved in science communication.
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Starting your own research group is a daunting proposition. TIR offers some pointers to help you on your way…
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In the latest “How to…” guide,
TIR offers a few tips and recommendations on the critical evaluation of scientific papers. Continue reading
Cornelis Bega – “The Alchemist”. (It’s a fair bet this dude is going to struggle to recapitulate whatever it is he’s doing. Also, his lab is a pigsty.)
Keeping a lab book is a simple and utterly indispensable aspect of benchwork.
TIR offers a few tips on how to make your record a reliable one. Continue reading