Oct. 2, 2019

Communicating science online increases interest, engagement and access to funds

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other social media platforms are sometimes dismissed as distractions for students. But they’re also avenues for scientific communication.  Read more...
Oct. 1, 2019

How to Create a Personal Branding Plan in 30 Minutes

You're ready to make a career move—maybe you’re looking for a new job, launching a side business, or eyeing a promotion. In all of these instances, boosting your personal brand can help you achieve your goal.  Read more...
Oct. 1, 2019

Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2019

The 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) took place September 22-27, where 200 young researchers in mathematics and computer science spent a week of scientific exchange with the recipients of the disciplines’ most prestigious prizes.  Read more...
Sept. 30, 2019

Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable

Researchers should learn to travel better to mitigate their climate impacts. Institutions can help by facilitating and rewarding sustainable travel behaviour.  Read more...
Sept. 28, 2019

Public Speaking Tips That’ll Help You Crush Your Next Presentation

In many professions, some amount of public speaking is necessary. It might be that you need to present in a small meeting or other event. No matter what it is or how daunting you find it, there are steps you can take to improve your skills.  Read more...
Sept. 24, 2019

AlumNode Project: Mental Health and Time Management Workshop

The AlumNode project "Mental Health and Timemanagement" by Manuela Schütze and Marcel Pawlowski offers a full-day workshop to PhD students and postdocs, providing exercises and tools to monitor and manage their mental health and time.  Read more...
Sept. 19, 2019

One Quality That Makes Every Team More Effective

"Why do amazing teams fail? Often it’s not because of lack of talent or missing skill sets, but because people aren’t able to work together in a way that can drive the business forward. "  Read more...
Sept. 16, 2019

7 Tips to Declutter Your Calendar (and Make Time for What Matters)

"We could all benefit from examining the things on our to-do lists and the hours in our days a little more closely. In the spirit of spring cleaning, or any-season cleaning, here are seven tips to help you get a handle on your schedule."  Read more...
July 9, 2019

25 Fellowships: Leadership Academy for German-speaking Scientists and Researchers

You are a young scientist or researcher and are about to take the next step in your career? You are interested in working in Germany and you speak German? Apply for one of 25 full scholarships!  Read more...
June 11, 2019

Three tips to avoid becoming a ‘conference zombie’

It’s tempting to try to attend sessions morning, noon and night, network like crazy during every ‘spare’ minute and drink vats of coffee to stay alert. Paris H. Grey has more realistic suggestions to get maximum value from any conference.  Read more...
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