Tag Archives: graduate school

The Rational, Emotional Scientist

– written by Dendrite – A big part of our job as scientists is to be objective- put all human, subjective feelings aside and try to look at the problem or interpret data through an unbiased lens.  But, contrary to … Continue reading

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Like a Boss

– written by Dendrite –   Disclaimer:  I actually like my boss, which is more than many of my friends can say.  This does not mean our relationship is without conflict, nor that he doesn’t make me want to pull my … Continue reading

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Introducing the youngest Brainy Bird, “Golgi”: a lab technician considering grad programs

– written by Golgi – I would describe myself as the fledging of the brainy birds bunch. I received my bachelor’s degree in biology not long ago. I have aspirations of attending graduate school, but currently I find myself in … Continue reading

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You’re still in school??

– written by Dendrite – “You’re Still in School?” Yep.  But pursuing a PhD is an entirely different kind of school than medical or law school.  Getting a PhD in science means school is paid for through teaching and research … Continue reading

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Telling a good story….

– written by Axon – Getting to the heart of things, the point, the take-home message. So much about communicating science involves telling a good story, condensing things to digestible bits of information that everyone can agree on and then BAM! … Continue reading

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You are NOT stupid

– written by Nucleus – “Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact.” —Carl Sagan My first semester of my … Continue reading

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