https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/1459234483_featured.jpeg 150 150 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2016-03-29 11:51:552016-07-28 18:30:12Advice for a newborn academic: bring your compass!
“Every time we learn something new, we challenge naivety,” writes Simon Peyda, biomedical researcher from Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, who is making his own path through the academic system. Two of his messages to other young job-seekers:…
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We are happy to announce The Crastina science haiku competition! The challenge is to describe your research, alternatively your work or studies in the STEMM field, in the form of a haiku.
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The Belgian start-up AcademicLabs (www.academiclabs.co/#/) is the world's first research lab matchmaking platform. Here, one of the founders Arne Smolders explains why scientists need to use this platform. Have you ever had the feeling that you…
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Presenting oneself in an industrial context can be a true challenge for researchers fostered in an academic culture. Bérénice Kimpe, career facilitator for PhDs in France and Germany, has a main message: make sure you present yourself the way you want to be perceived.
https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Dollarphotoclub_68465727.jpg 2674 4241 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2016-03-11 14:13:042016-08-02 11:44:38Photo on your CV or not? – the complete guide
Should you include your photo on your CV or not? This guide is a follow-up to The Crastina Column of March 2016, “The CV controversy: maybe you are asking the wrong question?”.
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All seekers of jobs or lab positions have had reason to ponder over the eternal question: “Is it OK to put photos on your CV or not?” Barry O’Brien, British career coach based in Stockholm, has a very definitive answer: “It depends …”
https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/biotechnology-03.jpg 650 867 Julia Turan Julia Turan2016-03-09 08:12:022016-07-25 01:01:52Science and Comics: Bridging the Science and Art Gap
“Science + comics = awesome” is the motto of an event in Leeds during British Science Week 2016, organized by the West Yorkshire British Science Association branch. We got in touch with Anna Woolman—biology student, comics enthusiast and one of the project leaders.