July 28, 2020

It is all about networking!

Is networking important? How do I network within and beyond academia? What are digital tools to connect with peers and experts? We've found a collection that answers those questions and more.  Read more...
July 20, 2020

How to Fix Science’s Diversity Problem

We can be aware of the issue and still hold on to patterns of thinking and behavior that perpetuate discrimination. A comment.  Read more...
July 13, 2020

10 Smart Ways to Discover Your True Purpose in Work and Life

While finding the right career path can be challenging, there’s often no turning back once you discover a pursuit that sustains you and fills you with purpose. Slowing down and tuning into your thoughts are great places to start.  Read more...
June 29, 2020

How to Ask Your Networks for Help: A Step-by-Step Guide

Knowing it’s best to say please and thank you is not enough. We need to actually carry out these manners when seeking help or advice. Here are the do’s and do not’s of asking for help during any application process.  Read more...
June 8, 2020

Silence Is Never Neutral; Neither Is Science

Ignoring science’s legacy of racism or a wider culture shaped by white supremacy doesn’t make scientists “objective“.  Read more...
May 15, 2020

Get to know your community - this time: Oluwasefunmi

Our alumni regularly present themselves to the community. Last time, it was Jimoh (news from January). This time Oluwasefunmi tells us more about her career path. She is also the group leader of one of our AlumNode Projects.  Read more...
May 11, 2020

Community Engagement: A Starter Pack for Scientists

Altough community-engaged research takes longer than conventional research, this method can help you develop your reserach more effectively.  Read more...
May 8, 2020

8th Heidelberg Laureate Forum Postponed

Digital alternatives planned to connect researchers this year  Read more...
May 7, 2020

Talking Science: Alumnus Felix Günther speaks in the final round of FameLab Germany

Alumnus Felix accepted the challenge of speaking in public about his research field - Mathematics. As one of nine finalists, he will use his communication skills to talk about the influence of mathematics and toilet paper!  Read more...
May 4, 2020

9 Steps to Building (and Leading) a Successful Team

Building a successful team goes far beyond simply hiring a roster of high performers. Success, experts say, is as much about the how as the who. These hacks may also help group leaders or project managers in science to make the best out of their team.  Read more...
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