So you’ve got a theoretical PhD… but what next? There are some career possibilities which combine the advantages of university and industry.
Just a couple of weeks ago Marc Hauser was in the news, again. He is known as one of the world’s leading evolutionary biologists and teaches at the Psychology Department at Harvard University. His work focused on primate behaviour and animal cognition. Hauser has been awarded science medals from the US and France and he has published about 200 articles in research journals. However, the latest news coverage is based on accusations against Hauser as the Harvard faculty suspend him while investigations are carried out for “scientific misdemeanour”.
Russian history advances in concentric circles – repeating the same mistakes (or courageous attempts). Once more the Russian government believes that lust and money is enough to realise the qualitative changes that the Russia economy needs.
The EuroScience Open Forum will be held in Dublin in 2012. Martin McKenna gives us a science themed tour of Dublin to start exciting us about ESOF 2012.
If you are living outside America, chances are you have not yet heard of DIYbio, a new approach to biotechnology that is already generating great interest across the Atlantic, and is now gathering pace in Europe.
Yes, you are the Organisation. It doesn’t matter if you are a member of EuroScience, the European Society for Evolutionary Biology or of the European Association for Music in Schools – you as a member define the organisation from within.
Every year dozens of students complete science communication courses – but are there enough science journalism and writing jobs to go round? As the end of my science communication course was looming, the main concern I had was to get a job. A year Read more […]
Science journals for undergraduates that allow students to publish their work and experience peer-review process have been around for a while. Now they are becoming more abundant than ever and last ten years have seen first European undergraduate science Read more […]
A brand new issue under my editorial has just come out in print and online. Here’s my editorial for those interested: “Welcome to the eleventh issue of BlueSci, your science magazine! Instead of diving straight in to tell you about what you can Read more […]
Bee-rilliant. Really enjoyed the film: the colours, the animation, the characters..especially the depiction of a hive as a classy accomodation complex/cool city/big corporation workplace. When it comes to science though, which plays a crucial role Read more […]
The conclusion from a study I blogged about a few days ago is that preference for blue-eyed women is an evolved adaptation that allowed blue-eyed men to detect extra-pair paternity by children’s eye colour and so protect themselves from cuckoldry. Why Read more […]
A new research from Norway published in an intriguing peer reviewed journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology finds that blue-eyed men prefer blue-eyed women. Women showed no such preference for any eye-colour in men regardless of their own eye-colour. Read more […]