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
About a year and a half ago, still in the pursue of a PhD degree in spite of numerous set-backs instigating me to basically start my main PhD project all over again, I started to wonder what the h*** I am doing here. After all, I knew from the start that lab work is not… Read More New blogger: Jessica Norberg communicating scientific career confusion
Guest blog post by Hanna Sandvall, Business Area Manager Dfind Science & Engineering, Stockholm. First published in March 2018 on Dfinds blog (in Swedish) re-published and translated with the consent of Dfind. Dfind Science & Engineering is a recruitment and consulting company within science and engineering. All their consultant managers and recruitment consultants have an education… Read More How do I get the recruiter to see my potential instead of my experience?
Guest blog by Andrew Hennigan. Andrew Hennigan is a lecturer, freelance journalist and speaker coach based in Stockholm who teaches networking and influencing workshops for companies, business schools and universities. He is also author of the book “Payforward Networking” based on his business school courses and writes regularly about networking and influencing techniques. Everyone says… Read More Why We Network