Changing direction can be the rational choice-how to base career decisions on your present, not your past

(Mood: optimistic) December is coming to an end, the new year is approaching, and it’s time to look ahead. You may have big decisions to make in the coming year. If you are finishing a PhD, a postdoc, or something third, you may have to decide whether you will stay on your current track or… Read More Changing direction can be the rational choice-how to base career decisions on your present, not your past

The Christmas Guide to Science Communication … to your loved ones

(Mood: eager) We have all been there. In the middle of cutting the Christmas ham, the uncle to your right seizes his opportunity to ask the question that you would have preferred to avoid for one night. “So tell me, how is your PhD project going?” Your mind racing, you are trying to think of… Read More The Christmas Guide to Science Communication … to your loved ones