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    August 11, 2006

    Career Transition Profile - Jonathan Wood

    Science editors, says Jonathan Wood, need to be able "to spot a good story and find the right way of getting it across."

    July 21, 2006

    Solar Energy: It's All in the Application

    June 30, 2006

    The Value of Working Together

    June 16, 2006

    Just Do It

    "I found that I didn't need to follow current trends as much. I became a bit more trusting of my own judgments, a bit more trusting that my own curiosity would take me directions that other people might find interesting as well," says Jeremy Baumberg.

    April 28, 2006

    Experiencing France

    The French bureaucracy was sometimes a challenge, but, these researchers say, the scientific environment largely made up for it.

    March 31, 2006

    Scientists Step Into the Classroom

    Botanist-turned-teacher Liam Garvey describes his ultimate reward as "when a kid gets it. You see the light of understanding; that's the kick."

    December 02, 2005

    Patient to Retrain in Patent Law

    "You have a lot to learn, but when you can argue the case of your patent application successfully to a patent examiner, it's great," says Sarah Thompson.

    November 18, 2005

    Using Maths to Predict Physical Phenomenon

    "I think I have been lucky in the choice of topics to work on, topics which later turned out to be useful for developments in an apparently different direction."

    October 14, 2005

    Cretan Tales: From Slovakia to Crete

    Given the opportunity, Jana Kadukova says she would definitely be keen to work abroad again. "In my opinion, everyone should try this once in their life," she says

    October 14, 2005

    A Geologist's Adventure in Crete

    Early-Stage Training fellowships offer Ph.D. researchers the opportunity to pursue specialised training for a period of 3 months to 3 years as part of their doctoral training.

    September 16, 2005

    A Mathematician Gets Out of the Box

    Mathematics researchers, Crowdy says, need to "develop [their] own style. Follow your heart. Don't be afraid to go out on your own."

    September 09, 2005

    A Look at Health Care Biotech

    Stephen James: "As a scientist, you must be willing to work toward making a product." Gaining new knowledge for its own sake it not enough.

    August 12, 2005

    Learning from Disasters

    If you have initiative and energy," advises Kelman, "and are willing to commit to helping people and society, please grasp the opportunities. We need more people.

    August 05, 2005

    Overcoming Boundaries and Borders

    People don't need advice, they need opportunities. It's a long struggle, but if I can help establish a lab, start a graduate course, or find fellowships [for students], I will be happy.

    July 29, 2005

    A Step Inside Industry

    "The best thing about it [CASE award] is it gives you a feel for what industry wants." –Robert Phillips

    July 15, 2005

    Training Scientists as Managers

    "Scientists are always focused on experiments, gaining knowledge, but there is the human side that you need to be exposed to early on." -Anton Wutz

    July 01, 2005

    Finding the Right Response to a Global Invader

    Though the competition may be stiff, getting into such a high profile field has its own career rewards.

    May 20, 2005

    Science Writing: What are the Markets?

    Irrespective of the market science writers aim for, Merlin Goldman stresses doing your homework before sending in your piece: "Get examples, look at them carefully, pitch style correctly, and get it right the first time."

    April 15, 2005

    Keys to Independence in the UK and Ireland

    April 08, 2005

    A Volcanologist's Vista

    Out on a mountain, Mather says, "you have to work with the situation" and solve the practical difficulties as best you can.

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