Riccardo finished his PhD at KI in March of 2014. Since then he has gone on to thrive as a postdoctoral fellow at the Francis Crick Institute in London. Within minutes of meeting Riccardo you realize that he is incredibly organized and a strong communicator, two assets which certainly aided him in securing his position… Read More “Tips to secure your first PostDoc”- my notes from the lecture given by KI alum, Riccardo Guidi
If you want to get your paper cited, give it a short title! This is a conclusion from a paper published last week in Royal Society of Open Science.
… is what a friend once told me in high school (yes, in English!), and I’ve been trying to live with this motto in mind ever since. I always thought those to be the words of a famous wise person, but to this day I couldn’t identify their rightful owner. Maybe it’s just one of… Read More Fight Your Fears, Live Your Dreams
You know what they say – there’s no ”me” in team! But look carefully, letters ”m” and ”e” are certainly there, meaning: think of yourself, too. ”Keen team player” and ”Strong ability to work in a team” are descriptions still often seen in many job ads, including those for research positions, naturally; although, whichever job… Read More The Three Foundations of Team Equilibrium
”You don’t look like a scientist” – a colleague said to me once, after I decided to come to work dressed a bit more unconventionally. I thought it was high praise, and one of the best compliments a scientist, in fact, can get. The same evening, a drunk shouted at me on the street: ”Who… Read More The Real X-Men