Lessons from the Young Life Scientists’ symposium

One of the driving forces behind us organising NEB2019, was a lack of alternative meetings focused on our research topic. Whilst it can be interesting to broaden your horizons at conferences, sometimes you just long to settle into a set of talks that are directly relevant to your own research. Continue reading Lessons from the Young Life Scientists’ symposium

Work Experience at The Biochemical Society

Work experience is more valuable than you think. It should provide an insight for students to see what adult working life is like: showing them a range of new, unique skills; different types of working environments but also the kind of mindset needed to become successful in adult life. Continue reading Work Experience at The Biochemical Society

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