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Posted by admin on February 23, 2020

Survey on Research Integrity

This survey aims to investigate research practices from the perspective of Research Integrity. The adoption of Research Integrity and its practices among PhD candidates, Early-career researchers, and Senior researchers in Europe is insufficiently mapped. Therefore, our team would like you to invite to fill on this anonymized questionnaire, which takes approx. 15 minutes to complete … read more >

Posted by admin on February 23, 2020

Life as a postdoc in the Netherlands

Academia is a ‘soul-sucking machine’. Having a family, writing grants, publishing papers, and coping with all the administrative work (admin, students, teaching, training) that we have is just too much. In order to win grants, especially the ones offered by the NWO, I have to have more and more papers, but writing the actual grants … read more >

Posted by admin on January 20, 2020

Join I Lab U!

Have you ever tried to explain to the public what you do for a living? And, how easy was it? Not much, right?! We know how you feel. Depending on your mood and who is asking, you might sound like you are speaking in a different boring language, or like you are one of those … read more >

Posted by admin on October 21, 2019

Twelfth Edition of the BioBusiness Summer School

BioBusiness Summer School is an introductory course for academics who are contemplating a career switch to industry and young professionals in their first industry jobs. This course will help you jumpstart your business career in the Life Sciences industry. During the five day programme you will learn the basics of the main business topics, such as … read more >

Posted by admin on October 21, 2019

Mapping out your road…

What is going to determine your career choices as a PhD graduate? Your knowledge, your capabilities, opportunities that just happen to arise? This 2-day retreat challenges you to discover your PhD Power and the internal factors that drive you in what you do. The question then becomes: To what extent will you dare to let … read more >