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    Predatory conference scammers are getting smarter

    6 August 2018

    The organisers of bogus scientific events are improving their websites and exploiting top researchers to get their hands on registration money

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    How to conference

    2 August 2018

    Seven tips on how to survive and thrive in the summer conference season

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    The art of crafting conferences

    24 July 2018

    The benefits and challenges of three approaches to scientific meetings

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    The wisdom of crowds

    5 April 2016

    Kit Chapman asks if crowdfunding is the answer for researchers struggling for funds

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    Why social media matters

    7 March 2016

    Sites such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are ideal for building connections and finding a job, explains Charlotte Ashley-Roberts

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    Who you know can help you get a job

    8 January 2016

    Experienced job seekers should make use of their contacts when finding a new role, says Charlotte Ashley-Roberts

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    The social network

    31 July 2012

    The virtual world can be a powerful networking tool if you know how to use it. Charlotte Ashley-Roberts explains how

  • Careers

    Use your body

    1 June 2012

    Joining a professional body has a range of career benefits from training to networking and sharing expertise explains Charlotte Ashley-Roberts

  • Careers

    First impressions

    27 April 2012

    In today’s competitive jobs market, graduates need to get noticed. Simon Perks explains how to make a standout application

  • Careers

    Working in isolation

    27 April 2012

    Living in rural or remote areas can make job hunting even harder. But there may be more opportunities than you think, explains Charlotte Ashley-Roberts