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August 2018

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Wellbeing

By Sam Roome 1 years ago 5627 Views No comments

We know you love what you do, and we understand how hard life scientists work – and that it’s often out of choice, rather than necessity. But working hard doesn’t mean you have to neglect yourself. Read our guide to find out what wellbeing actually is, and how we scientists can look after ourselves better, and support our colleagues to do the same.

The Most Common PhD Problems & How to Get Past Them

By Lizzie Mann, University of Manchester, UK 1 years ago 22242 Views No comments

When you are starting out on your PhD, we believe you need all the help you can get! As a starting place, check out this advice from our fantastic guest blogger Lizzie Mann on how to deal with some common problems that you may encounter...

How Early Career Life Scientists Can Use Social Media Effectively

By Emma Yhnell, Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI) at Cardiff University, Wales 1 years ago 21230 Views 1 comment

It’s fair to assume that social media probably isn’t going to go away any time soon. Which means whether you love it or hate it, it’s a good idea to start thinking about how you can use it to support your work and raise your profile – especially if you’re an early career researcher. Read this hugely valuable advice by our guest blogger Dr Emma Yhnell...

Travel Award Winner Morgan Zipperly

By Sam Roome 1 years ago 4064 Views No comments

Our June travel award winner is MD/PhD student Morgan Zipperly, a MD/PhD student working in Jeremy Day’s Lab at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The award will help to fund Morgan's trip to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cellular Biology of Addiction course at the University of Cambridge. Find out more about Morgan and her plans...

Travel Award Winner Marta Fernández

By Sam Roome 1 years ago 2754 Views No comments

July's travel award winner is PhD student Marta Fernández! Marta works in Olga Peñagarikano's Lab at the University of the Basque Country, Spain. Her work is focused on understanding the neural circuits and molecular mechanisms that modulate social behavior and how dysfunction in these circuits leads to neuropsychiatric disorders such as autism. Find out more about Marta, and where she is going!