As a communications officer at Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Federica Santoro is an editor, a social media manager and a podcast producer. She also is the sole scientist in a team of communicators. The job is very diverse, including anything from reading and understanding scientific articles to marketing and PR, from purely administrative tasks to creative… Read More Science communication career series: “INTERN-ING” HER CAREER AROUND
Guest blog post by PhD-student Tyra Lagerberg and the team from the MF Business Committee. They hosted a career event late April 2018, supported by Career Service and KI Alumni. It was a night to remember! KI students and alumni came together on Tuesday the 24th of April to discuss careers beyond academia. Alumni from different… Read More Career Speed Dating – an event summary
Are you interested in research and want to know more, or have you already determined that this could be the career path for you? You need to start somewhere to gain experience in a lab…but how do you get your foot in the door? One idea could be to join a lab for the summer.… Read More How to get your foot in the research lab door…
I was in a lecture hall when the lights went out, and loud rock music started. Three words appeared on a screen. One word at a time. Kill. The. Bullets. Following this dramatic start were two lectures on improving presentations. The place was Aarhus University, and I think the year was 2013. Now, five years… Read More Death by PowerPoint, no more!
No matter what your relation to science is, be it “I think research, dream experiments and breathe hypotheses” or “I do appreciate my phone and not dying from a common cold”, this is something for you! On the 14th of April, yes indeed, this very Saturday, there will be another March for Science! *crowds cheer,… Read More Science is in the air!
Approximately 30 seconds after we enter the room, we get accustomed to the lack of light. With dark, blackout curtains separating us from the first rays of blooming spring outside. All for a good purpose. All of us will learn something today. We are in the microscope room. The darkness keeps all our attention to… Read More Learning to teach – teaching to learn
As a medical writer, Maria Norberg writes scientific publications, abstracts and posters for scientific congresses as well as clinical study protocols, investigation plans and study reports; documents necessary for running and documenting clinical trials. Most of the work is independent and spent in front of the computer and a love for writing is a major… Read More Science communication career series: WRITING HER OWN CAREER PATH