One step forward, two steps back….? The Status Quo So much has been said and written about the “special kind of hell” that often describes the daily life of a postdoctoral research fellow. There have been objections against the poor pay and horrid hours, advice on how to combine a young family with the demands of a prosperous career, and many other more or less specific issues regarding the career choices and trajectories of postdocs. But after all this reporting, writing, and the discussions – what has actually been achieved?
My contribution to the Albert Einstein College's blog - originally published January 2016 on http://blogs.einstein.yu.edu/making-a-scientists-brain-light-up/ Making a Scientist’s Brain Light Up What excites a scientist’s brain? Is it the next big breakthrough experiment that will save humanity? Is it the approval of the R01 grant that will guarantee another few years of life in the... Continue Reading →
Do we need to choose between life and science? No. If we learn to delegate and lose our perfectionism, we can have it all.