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During your research journey, you are likely to go through phases when you feel unsure about how you’re doing or find it difficult to deal with specific situations. You…
What is the most important quality you need for being a PhD? This is what researchers have to say
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Habits to help you be highly productive in your researcher journey
9 Habits of highly productive researchers
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As a PhD student, postdoc or lab leader, do you feel like your mental health may be suffering because of problems in the system? Do you think your lab could be managed…
Do you love science but are unhappy with the culture in academia?
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An in-depth look at the various personal attributes that make for successful researchers, including how renowned researchers down the years have personified these…
We conducted a free AMA session for researchers on the popular Chinese platform ScienceNet and set up a panel of three researchers. This post introduces the panelists…
To be a successful researcher, it is imperative that you make optimum use of the time available to you. Effective time-management not only helps avoid the last-minute…
If your personal and professional goals are not in sync, it can lead to a sense of discontent. Left unaddressed, these feelings can become the cause of mental and…
Vincent Vanhoucke, Principal Scientist at Google tells you what they don't teach you in graduate school.
Dr. Ben Britton leads the Experimental Micromechanics Group of postdoctoral researchers, PhD and masters students, and academic visitors at Imperial College London. Dr…
Predatory behavior is growing rapidly in the publishing industry: it is no longer just the predatory journals and publishers; even predatory conferences are on the rise…