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TIR is delighted to announce that we are beginning an association with FEBS, the Federation of European Biochemical Societies. From now on, TIR postings – some old favourites, some new material – will also be appearing on the Early-Career Scientist pages of the FEBS Network at regular intervals.
The Early-Career Scientist section of the Network shares a great deal in common with TIR in terms of its target readership, outlook, and focus on young scientists. We’d like to encourage all our regular readers to check it out, and we here at TIR are looking forward to a long and beneficial association.
Life in academia involves repeated brushes with imminent career extinction. Continue reading