Tips for a PhD

How to defeat bad work habits

An academic environment can be unforgiving for the casual procrastinator. On the one hand, work to be done abounds while on the other hand, the lack of direct oversight and clear deadlines may lead even the more diligent of us down the wormhole of procrastination. It can be difficult to Read more…

Tips for a PhD

Learning from the firefighters

As scientists, contributing to society is one of our main goals – or at least it probably was when we started out. We all, at some point, longed for the trust and appreciation granted to scientists, thinking: I want to offer something important, I want to help people, I want Read more…