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Working from home time

2020-03-25T14:39:00+00:00By

Now more than ever, there’s an overlap between professional and personal life

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Should scientists be activists?

2020-03-18T09:43:00+00:00By

Scientific objectivity isn’t stopping researchers from standing up for what they believe in

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Why picking projects is like poker

2020-03-16T14:27:00+00:00By

Sometimes you prefer the high-risk, high-reward project to the ‘sure thing’

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‘Cultural evolution’ needed to reinvigorate academic research

2020-03-06T14:55:00+00:00By

Research funding and academic reward systems should get an overhaul to recognise mentoring and public engagement

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Unlocking geological time capsules with analytical chemistry

2020-03-05T08:42:00+00:00By

Blavatnik award winner Kirsty Penkman discusses her research developing techniques to date fossils

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An image showing Penkman excavating fossils at a Plio-Pleistocene site in Russia(1)

Unlocking geological time capsules with analytical chemistry

Blavatnik award winner Kirsty Penkman discusses her research developing techniques to date fossils

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Meet the winners of the RSC’s Higher Education Technical Excellence award

The technical team at Dublin City University’s School of Chemical Sciences have won for their exceptional services to health and safety and accessibility

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‘Cultural evolution’ needed to reinvigorate academic research

Research funding and academic reward systems should get an overhaul to recognise mentoring and public engagement

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Postdoc employment status varies widely

Researchers are vulnerable to financial instability and issues with healthcare