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
Man: the cruelty of man represented in a cartoon. Can we make a cartoon with the alternative option? Can anyone tell me what is the best plan B, C or Y? I love this animation, I can’t get the tune out of my head and I just love the sequence. I love the snakes turning … Continue reading Now that we know what is wrong, what can we do to make it right?
Are you ready to confront your stupidity? I cannot help myself and re-post this Essay by Martin A. Schwartz on The importance of stupidity in scientific research. This was published some time ago on the Journal of Cell Science. I believe this is particularly relevant for students pursuing a research career, but also for us, researchers, … Continue reading Welcome to science