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"Of course I must be loyal to my institution but I do not see this as a constraint. I am convinced European research is more effective when carried out or co-ordinated at the European level."
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I think that networking works best from the top down.
What a difference some data make.
"Find something you believe in and talk about it with passion," says Vallance. But "also disbelieve it enough to challenge it," because that is what you will face from everybody else.
I learned to communicate in crisis situations within the limits of scientific certainty working with the gelatin manufacturers during the BSE affair.
"Er is van alles geprobeerd om het aantal vrouwen in de hogere wetenschappelijke rangen omhoog te krijgen. Maar wat werkt nu echt?"
"I strongly believe that white students need black faculty."
"Europe's Ph.D. researchers are making rapid progress in organising themselves on a pan-European level."
The job you are pursuing at every point in your career must be a simultaneous blend of education, training, and socially acceptable employment.
Hope is on the horizon thanks to new policies, but long hours and late tenure remain the norm.
I'm not just learning about careers in science, I'm teaching about them too.
U.S. students are avoiding science degrees, industry is worried about filling high-tech jobs, and graduate programs are overflowing with foreigners. That's the accepted wisdom. But how true is it?
Based on the positive feedback and support, there seems to be a real need for more science-based communication efforts.
In an attempt to strengthen my nuclear chemistry background, I conducted an individual research project at LBNL.
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