Personal Advice on Building Your Professional Network. It Takes a Village
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Personal Advice on Building Your Professional Network. It Takes a Village

A successful career in science is as much about the people as it is about the results. In this article, get tips from a successful scientist on what constitutes a healthy professional network and learn how to build one. From befriending writers to avoiding expertise mismatches, start working towards your career goals by reading this advice.

Intellectual Property: How Not to Shoot Yourself in the Foot

Intellectual Property: How Not to Shoot Yourself in the Foot

So you’ve discovered the Holy Grail all life scientists in your field are searching for – congratulations! The dollar signs start appearing and you realize that there is a huge scope for commercializing your research. But before you can actually collect the rewards, you need to have been thinking tactically about how to protect your…

How to Have a Great Scientific Collaboration

How to Have a Great Scientific Collaboration

Why do we need scientific collaboration? There is no science without collaboration: science is incredibly social. When you publish a paper or even a conference abstract, you collaborate with editors or a committee to produce an outcome (successful journal or scientific event) together. So, you have to understand the principles of collaboration even if you…