There is an uprise in storytelling. To tell a story is a human act, it is universal and it can be transformative. But we are now living unique times, there is a never-ending variety of medium to tell stories. I started this blog in 2012 to tell stories about science communication. In 2016 I wrote … Continue reading The medium is the message
I just got my fellowship. I decided to present two case studies to evidence my teaching practice. Below is the PDF version, I got 91%. I hope you will find it useful. In case you are wondering the Higher Education Academy is a British professional institution promoting excellence in higher education. The academy certifies professionals based on The UK … Continue reading The presentation route to the Higher Education Academy Fellowship
In 2013 I thought it was time to update my CV, not only content wise but also from a design and communication perspective. I started by doing it my way, using the infamous powerpoint. Then I decided to explore the use of an online tool – visualize.me. This spring, Prof. Paulo Vaz-Pires, my PhD supervisor, challenged … Continue reading My infographic CV 2017
So this is for those of you who have struggled with meetings, WPs, meaning work package, or even better, Task 3.2. If the words expert, partner, deliverable and this big thing called PROJECT are familiar to you, this hilarious video will certainly resonate. OK, I know, probably this video was meant for business meetings and … Continue reading It can’t be done, it does not make any sense… OK I’ll do task 3.2.
Who said only dolphins are good at doing tricks? We have a new fish in the lab. I had never seen this species of fish before, but my expectations were high! I did some search on the web, and found out that the lumpfish can also be called the lump sucker. I immediately though it … Continue reading Sit, spin, blow … good lump fish!
A few days ago I read a post published on LinkedIn entitled How to Answer Stupid Job Interview Questions. I have only been to 3 job interviews in my life, I only got one of the 3 jobs, and I can only remember 2 of the interviews. In a way, I like to think I … Continue reading If you were a plant, what kind of plant would you be?
Because today is the International Women’s day To celebrate this day I decided to share a web link that a friend of mine sent me about gender bias in academia. People in western countries sometimes forget that it was not so long ago (18th century) that women were considered inferior, some king of imperfect man. In … Continue reading Gender Bias in academia is alive and well