"Science is one of these things where one does need their eyes more so than their legs or arms or hearing, so a lot of people are surprised when they find out I am in the biomedical research field."
I have taken a unique postdoctoral fellowship opportunity that permits me to dive into the world of precollege science education.
"I remember, at one point, holding an integral sign in my hands because it peeled off," Gardner says. Stymied by wax, he decided to give embossing a try, and it worked.
Although there are certainly many positives to living abroad, one shouldn't ignore what we might call "aerophobia": the aversion to constant air travel and being away from home.
If we succeed in improving the climate for undergraduate and graduate students, we can have a dramatic impact on the number of students trained for scientific careers by 2010.
Hands-on advice for PhD-students on how to handle the hurdles and challenges of your PhD project ...
"I was so nervous at one high-powered meeting that by the time I asked my question it came out sounding really aggressive."
Im Blick zurück auf meine Karriere als behinderter Wissenschaftler fällt mir auf, wie ich mich immer wieder geschickt in Nischen zurückzog.
"The need to manoeuvre a wheelchair using handgrips had a drastic effect on sterile technique!"
"Growing up hooked on science, it was only a matter of time before I was overcome by the temptation to run my own experiments."
Looking at my career as a disabled scientist retrospectively, I notice that again and again I've withdrawn into niches.
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