https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/10705375_1541830232716820_509056686_n.jpg 305 414 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2014-09-22 14:49:302016-08-01 13:06:57The 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.
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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.
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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.
https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/1401833086302.jpg 245 75 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2014-06-09 08:12:512016-10-10 08:14:15Chemistry 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?
https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/alicia.jpg 439 658 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2013-12-10 14:40:582016-07-27 23:01:17Dance 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.
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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.
https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/original.jpg 540 960 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2013-11-22 15:51:222016-07-27 23:01:3736 Ph.D. dances in The Dance Your Ph.D. Contest 2013
I just love this – for the out-of-the-box thinking, for the humour and for the sheer madness of it all – a dance contest sponsored by Science and AAAS.