Having Tough Conversations with Your Supervisor

No matter how well your PhD progresses, no matter how good a relationship you (think you) have with your supervisor(s), at some point there’ll be a need for a tough conversation. It could be about publication authorship. It could be about experimental design. It could be about grant writing, or thesis submission or leaving academia. […]

Twitter for Researchers

For whatever reason, I feel like researchers jumped on Twitter like a shopper desperate for toilet paper during social distancing. But, if like me you’re still not sure what the fuss over twitter (or toilet paper) was about, or If you want to know about more about the platform this workshop is for you. I’ll […]

Three Tips for Writing Grants Faster

Three tips for writing grants faster: – Pre-write sections – Plan writing the specific grant – Re-apply if/when you are unsuccessful Transcript: If you’re thinking about putting together a grant or perhaps writing more grants. What are some tips that I have for you to make them more competitive or to get more organised? I […]

Leveraging Your Conference Presentation for Career Success

Other than social media, conference presentations are likely the largest audience you can present your work to. And, let’s be honest, you could have had a barbecue during COVID19 with all of your research-related followers and not violated social distancing laws. So conferences are huge opportunities. But, so much of the focus is on the […]

Q&A from BSc Students

At a careers session at Monash University, I got asked some really great questions. So, I thought I’d ask and answer them again here so everyone can benefit. Transcript: I just went to an event at Monash uni talking about careers beyond science bachelor’s degree. So no we’re not talking about people with PhDs at […]

Twenty Questions for Humans – Book Review

I read Craig’s book – here are my thoughts. Transcript: Hi there everyone. I’ve just finished reading this book 20 questions for humans by soon to be Dr. Craig Harper. He’s embarking on a PhD in neuroscience as it is. He’s keen on being a neuroscientist. So, I thought I’d just quickly go through what […]