Posts

,

Swedish tech students present their traditional advent calendar

For many years, students at the Faculty of Engineering of Lund University have maintained an advent calendar tradtion. In this web based calendar, every window contains a scientific experiment and an explanation.

The Lab—a comedy series about graduate students working in a science lab

Made by science people, for science people, the YouTube sitcom The Lab has a high recognition factor. Two episodes have been published so far on YouTube, filled with clever observations on conflicting personalities, cultural oddities and academic hierarchies.

Donna Yates, Lego Academics: ”Don't be afraid to try out an idea, even if it is silly”

Life as an academia is described in a very special way by Donna Yates, creator of the Twitter hit @LegoAcademics. The formula is quite simple: a set of Research Institute Lego, Twitter, professional experience – and a lot of humour and wit.

5th Offtopicarium in Poland, 26-28 Sept 2014 - apply!

Offtopicarium is an event for people with ideas and passion: a mix of a workshop, loose conference, geek gathering. It is open to various fields – including scientists (especially PhD students), young entrepreneurs, people involved in NGOs, startups etc.

Chemistry Champions Contest – deadline extended

In April, the American Chemical Society launched the Chemistry Champions contest in an ”an effort to find and train promising science communicators”. As the number of participants seems to be small, why don’t take the chance to go to San Francisco?
,

Dance your PhD 2013 – a dancer’s view

Alicia González Martínez, undergraduate student in medicine and semi-professional dancer, shares her thoughts about the winners of this year’s Dance Your PhD competition.

Technology Students Explain Science in Advent Calendar

The students of Lund Institute of Technology follow their tradition and offer a advent calendar for laymen where a team of enthusiastic students perform simple experiments and explain their observations.