How to Organise a Symposium

Despite attending many conferences during our time in academia, the work that goes into organising these events remained a mystery. When the call for proposals for the Young Life Scientists’ (YLS) symposium came out, we thought it would be a great opportunity to see things from the other side. After all, how hard can it be to organise a one-day symposium?! Continue reading How to Organise a Symposium

Managing Your Manager: 5 Tips to Tackle that Terrible Supervisor

Picture this. You are embarking on a new research project. You might feel nervous, excited, and even apprehensive. What will your supervisor be like? So imagine the horror when you realise they have no interest in you or your research. What do you do? (Hint: cry is not the answer!) Continue reading Managing Your Manager: 5 Tips to Tackle that Terrible Supervisor