Naturejobs Podcast: Women in science

Patriarchy, leaky pipelines, and the “two body problem” In the June 2018 Naturejobs podcast we focus on women in science. Aashima Dogra and Nandita Jayaraj tell Harini Barath about Life of Science, the website they created to celebrate female scientists…

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Naturejobs Podcast: Science, sickness and dyslexia

People don't need to let sickness and dyslexia stand in their way of doing science. Julia Hubbard, a research fellow at the Francis Crick Institute in London, has Type 1 diabetes and lupus. Collin Diedrich, postdoctoral research fellow in HIV/TB co-infection…

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Naturejobs podcast: How to be a consummate networker

Networking can have benefits at any stage of your career, say Peter Fiske and Alaina Levine. There’s nothing sleazy about networking and it’s not just something to do at conferences, according to careers consultant Alaina G Levine. It is a two-way…

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Naturejobs podcast: Family life, career life: Making it work

Transitioning from academia to industry is a common direction for a career move. But it is possible to move the other way, even as a mother of five children? In this podcast we share Paula Littlejohns’ story. Paula started her microbiology…

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Naturejobs Podcast: A fresh start

Transferable skills are beneficial at any career stage, whether starting out or retiring. The first Naturejobs podcast of 2018, A fresh start, looks at the impact of new beginnings, and how transferable skills can deliver career fulfilment at any career…

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Naturejobs podcast: Meaningful mentoring

The Naturejobs team put together a podcast that reflects the importance of top quality mentoring and coaching to early career researchers. Saso Kocevar, founder and managing director of HFP consulting, a company that coaches science researchers in leadership, communication and conflict…

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Naturejobs podcast: Life in the PhD lane

The Naturejobs team looks at careers in sports science and life as a PhD student in 2017 following publication of Nature’s biennial PhD survey. A combination of sport science and PhD life data is what this Naturejobs podcast: PhD in the fast lane, offers.…

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Naturejobs podcast: Life in the PhD lane
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Naturejobs podcast: How to start and run a lab

Two researchers share their experiences in how to start and run a well-managed science research lab. Starting a lab can be a daunting prospect as there is often little formal training in how to do it. In this Naturejobs podcast…

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Naturejobs podcast: How to start and run a lab
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