Let’s face it; academics move a LOT. Between my M.Sc. and my “permanent” job, I’ve moved 5 times.
The lifestyle of an academic is quite different from a 9-to-5er. This category details the lifestyle of a grad student and a researcher… crazy deadlines, but we make it happen :)
Researchers sometimes find it difficult to carry out activities outside academic work where everything revolves around the sedentary slug of reading and writing.
I am a woman in Science and I love Instagram. A Science magazine editorial argued that women who spend time instgramming their scientific research are essentially wasting time.
How do you pack the best items for your conference trip every time? Build a capsule wardrobe. Post-docs are by nature flighty creatures: moving cities (or even countries) every couple of years; commuting implausible distances between overlapping short-term or part-time contracts; thrashing the international conference circuit like sleep’s gone out of fashion.
Each year, paperwork seems to be less and less about the paper. The pressures to shift to a totally electronic (or paperless) Ph.D. seems to be increasing.
Timi Adesanya, the lady behind the Instagram page, Grab a Bargain UK, shares with us some key tips on how to grab a bargain in style. How do you find a good bargain?
This week’s academic pet is Buffy – like a true player in academia, she’s published.
This is the Academic pets – dogs, cats, and friends series. A few weeks ago, we made a call on Twitter for help with an article about academics, their pets, and what joy they bring to our lives…
If you’re thinking of going to Mexico for research… First of all, where in Mexico do you want to go? Mexico is as big as 24 European countries. It includes different climate zones, an incredible amount of biospheres, different native populations, different kinds of cities.
Being a mum and completing a Ph.D. was tough for me because I had to make choices about what kind of mother vs. scholar I wanted to be.