Category Archives: Life Scientific

A general(ist) sense of discomfort

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A recent blogpost in the research policy section on the website of HEFCE (the Higher Education Funding Council for England) – a place which might well have a creditable claim to the highly-contested title of ‘Nerdiest Corner of the Internet’ – highlights the body’s continuing focus on interdisciplinary research in…

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All a-Twitter

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I have a mild obsession (well, actually I have several, but only one is pertinent to this piece). Most of us have a thing we spend too much time on given its relative importance – computer games, knitting, running, animal species where the genus and the species are the same…

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Tips for Fellowships

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It’s about 18 months since I started my latest fellowship, and I am still a couple of years away from the feeling of impending doom that will no doubt accompany the last 18 months of my contract. So as I sit here on my temporary island of temporary calm I…

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