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Let talk about your unique skill set

Let talk about your unique skill set

“In most western countries, the number of PhD graduates in the life sciences has increased by around 50% over the last ten years. As the job market, in both academia and industry, has been largely flat in most countries, this PhD glut is creating...

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Landing on your feet

Landing on your feet

Safety, employability, resilience: do you need a permanent contract to feel at ease about your career development, or would employability be a more flexible and better weay of looking at it?

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My last day as postdoc

My last day as postdoc

This is a guest post from Dr. Vera Chan. She showed me this text, which was originally a facebook blog after her last day of officially working as a postdoc. I was moved so much by it that I thought our readers might like to read it as well and...

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Susan Pinker: The sexual paradox

Susan Pinker: The sexual paradox

Is it possible to write a book which is very firmly based on sociological data but still happens to be a real page-turner? Susan Pinker manages to do just that. Why is it that women, who tend to do at least as well as men at university, still seem...

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