Everything to expect when your research career goes unexpectedly

By Taylor Bushey  We’ve technically all been there. Life itself will always go in a way that’s unexpected, and that’s something that everyone should already expect. Although sometimes it’s a little tougher when it comes down to a career path. Several people want their career to go perfectly, especially research…

How to Explain in an Interview a Gap in Your Scientific Career

Going to a job interview is nerve-wracking enough, but if you have to explain a gap in your resume, it can be even more so. This is especially true if you’re in a scientific field since things advance and change often and you might worry that you’re missing an important…

The Very Best Ways to Stay Energized During a Stressful Work Day

By Taylor Bushey  If you’re anything like me, I’ll push my body to the verge of burnout to make sure all my tasks are completed not only at work but also in my personal life. In some instances, taking a break isn’t available as an option. As a way to…

How to Manage Impostor Syndrome as an Academic

Impostor syndrome is the inaccurate sense that you have achieved your position or been given an opportunity because of a series of errors as, as opposed to you actually being deserving and capable. Many academics experience it in their early career and beyond as a vaguely nagging feeling that they…

Speed Walking Is an Amazing Way to Burn Calories

If you are interested in keeping fit and doing that little bit extra in order to maintain your health, then you are probably overwhelmed with all of the different options out there! The world of health and fitness has never been more versatile and accessible as it is today, and…

How to cope with short post-doctoral positions

There are a host of jobs where society is well aware of the difficult conditions faced by people in that line of work. We know that nurses are on their feet a lot and we know that soldiers are often away from home. What many people don’t know is that…

Top 10 Foods to Savor when Having a Mental Crash

By Taylor Bushey  We’ve all been there when it comes down to having a mental crash. We tend to put more on ourselves now more than ever, even when our bodies are telling us they’ve had enough. Even so, sometimes we still want to power through to finish up that…

CROATIA: A CROATIA A HIDDEN TREASURE TO VISIT FOR SCIENTISTS

Speaking of hidden treasures in our modern world, Croatia would be one of the most eligible countries to fit the description. It would be so due to the large extent of archaeological preservation, as well as the protection of their valued cultured. Croatia has proved to have a huge amount…

CAN A SCIENTIST BE A FILM DIRECTOR

We have all at some point seen some of the really amazing movies produced by the movie industry especially movies related to science i.e. science fiction, technological advancement, science documentaries, etc. but have you ever stopped to think about who makes them, or how they are able to represent some…

How to Become A Comedian After Your Academic Degree

So you’ve slaved away at the books and earned your degree, now what? What stellar career awaits you? You might want to take a master’s degree, or you might enter a graduate training scheme. You might want to become a research scientist or high-flying stockbroker. But when it really comes…