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Naturejobs Podcast: A fresh start

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 stage, whether starting out or retiring. Melanie Sinche, director of education at the The Jackson Laboratory …

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Naturejobs podcast: Life in the PhD lane

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. Listen to the podcast here. Jenny Kedros, research manager at Shift Learning, the educational research …

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Naturejobs podcast: How to start and run a lab

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 we speak to two researchers at different career stages about the practicalities of running a …

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Naturejobs podcast: Sacrifices for science

Naturejobs podcast: Sacrifices for science

A wide range of initiatives exist to help early career researchers achieve their goals, but there are practical challenges and difficult decisions to make along the way. In this second Naturejobs podcast, Sacrifices for Science, David Payne, chief careers editor at Nature speaks to Burcu Anil Kirmizitas, who describes the struggle to find affordable housing for …

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Naturejobs Podcast: Planning your time and your goals

Naturejobs Podcast: Planning your time and your goals

Time planning and goal setting can make your work and career planning more efficient, as well as help you prioritise what it is you love to do. In this first episode of the new Naturejobs podcast #NJPodcast, Planning your time and your goals, I, along with the Naturejobs team, explore the benefits of time and career planning. It’s worth …

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Naturejobs: Finding job satisfaction as a policy analyst

Naturejobs: Finding job satisfaction as a policy analyst

Working in science policy is all about taking complex science from experts and translating it into something accessible, to be used in key decision making. Finding job satisfaction as a policy analyst is a Q&A with Catherine Ball, a policy analyst with the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee in the United Kingdom. The interview …

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