"As far as young scientists are concerned, FP 6 is really great and provides a bunch of opportunities."
I find I am using a wider range of my skills as a picture editor than I did in the lab, which makes it more satisfying and less stressful.
"I'm fortunate in that the leading researchers in my field are with the institute, so not only do I get to know them, but they get to know me. That can only be beneficial when I seek future employment."
The harder we worked, the better the product performed--a simple source of great personal satisfaction.
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My role required a unique mix of skills in project management, understanding of science and breaking medical technologies, as well as the fundamentals of art, animation, design, and Web development.
Dorling Kindersley was looking for artists to work on their science A-level CD-ROMs. ... I was multifunctional, being in a position to review the questions as well as provide graphic content!
My policy has been to keep my options open.
If universities want to recruit the best people, they should act fast.
"Our education and research systems must be flexible yet robust, and innovative yet traditionalist, to deal with this exciting--but at the same time unsettling--environment."
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