Brick by brick – Building communities part 3

This is the third blog post on the talk at the Biomedicum Young Researchers Symposium by Gretchen Repasky. You can find the first blog post, on Connecting with colleagues and building communities here and the second blog post on Broadening career perspectives here. Today’s topic is: Mentoring for success in science and other careers –… Read More Brick by brick – Building communities part 3

Brick by brick – Building communities part 2

This is the second blog post on the talk at the Biomedicum Young Researchers Symposium by Gretchen Repasky. You can find the first blog post, on connecting with colleagues and building communities here and the last post on mentoring here. Today’s topic is: Broadening career perspectives through development of personal skills and networking – if… Read More Brick by brick – Building communities part 2

A culture of acceptance

I am currently looking for postdoc positions, an experience which is equally exciting and harrowing. During my PhD I have acquired all these diverse and useful skills: a scientific mindset, analysis techniques, writing, public engagement, teaching and whatnot. To showcase all this, I now need a whole new skillset: writing both funding and job applications,… Read More A culture of acceptance

A new voice

Hello, this is Sofia calling in from Huddinge campus and Life after the defense. I’m a new voice at this blog and I hope we’ll talk often. In my posts, I’ll talk to you about how life was as a PhD student, and how life is now, as an actual PhD. I’ll share my thoughts… Read More A new voice