Tag: Q&A

Nature: Q&A with Bali Muralidhar

Nature: Q&A with Bali Muralidhar

A venture capitalist’s transition from medicine into business. Trade Talk: Venture Capitalist, published on 10 December 2015, is the story of Bali Muralidhar, an investment manager at London-based MVM Life Science Partners, an international life-sciences growth-capital fund. He describes his move from medicine into business. This short Q&A looks at how he transitioned from academia …

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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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Nature: Q&A with Alaina Levine

Nature: Q&A with Alaina Levine

Friendly mathematician describes scientists’ natural advantages for meeting new colleagues. Turning Point: Alaina Levine is a Q&A in Nature Careers about Alaina’s career path from mathematician to science-careers consultant and author.

Nature: Q&A with Roberto Kolter

Nature: Q&A with Roberto Kolter

A microbiologist dispenses career advice for his postdocs, but they had better bring their own funding. Roberto Kolter has been hiring postdocs for 3 decades. In that time, he’s seen which postdocs do well and which don’t. With the way science funding is going, and how the competition for professor and tenure-track positions is going, …

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Nature: Q&A with Charles Michener: A life with bees

Nature: Q&A with Charles Michener: A life with bees

Charles Michener shares his passion for bees in this Q&A, as well as how he’s seen the research field and the bee population change over the last 80 years. As part of this week’s Nature Outlook supplement on bees I had the opportunity to interview Professor Charles Michener on his life with bees. For the …

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