Career building: Where do you want to go and how will you get there?

Last month I spent a few days at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology in Potsdam, where I gave a talk about career building for early career researchers. I’ve shared the slides and here I summarize the take-home messages and links. Chance favors the prepared mind By now you’ve heard that there are … Read moreCareer building: Where do you want to go and how will you get there?

Behind the scenes with Brilliant Botany’s Claire Hopkins

Many scientists are exploring the use of videos and video blogs (vlogs) for science communication. I asked Claire Hopkins, creator of the Brilliant Botany videos and website, how she got started making science videos and if she has any advice for getting started in science communication.  Here are her replies. (I also invite you to … Read moreBehind the scenes with Brilliant Botany’s Claire Hopkins

Plant Biology 2015 Career Chats: Get answers to your career path questions

Below is a list of the scheduled Career Chats and panelists that will take place in the Career Center at Plant Biology 2015.  Come prepared and bring your plant science career path questions. Attend as many as you want, there is no registration required. Schedule and speakers subject to change. Monday, July 27 12:00 – 1:30 PM … Read morePlant Biology 2015 Career Chats: Get answers to your career path questions