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From Science to Pharma: A Medical Science Liaison Journey


An interview with Martijn Bijker, founder of from Science to Pharma     Hi Martijn, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to chat with me today and share your long-term industry experience with…

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Science and Society: A Case for Better Communication


By Solène Sautory and Soham Saha During a recent discussion among neuroscientists, of academic levels ranging from master’s students to professors, the concern of how the public perceived science came up. With recent events concerning the…

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The comfort of rock bottom: Looking beyond the costs of failure


I love proverbs. Pithy, punchy, and bite sized — they are the most effective way to disseminate life hacks. However, I could never wrap my head around one — until recently. Failure is the pillar to success. This one…

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What organ are you?


Aaram A. KumarHi there! I’m Aaram, the founder of Sciencera. I grew up in beautiful city of Thiruvananthapuram in the Southern part of India, famous for its pristine beaches. Now, I am a scientific writer…

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Beyond the bench: A conversation about careers in science


Four decades ago, over half of the PhDs in biomedical sciences went on to receive tenure-track positions. Currently, that number has dwindled to fewer than 1 in 6. This means that for a majority of…

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LinkedIn 101: How to make the most of LinkedIn?


This is a mini-article in a series of posts that will discuss how you can build a distinct, personal brand. How to make the most of LinkedIn? Do you use LinkedIn to connect with other…

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Six Tips for Aspiring Science Writers


Are you enthusiastic about science communication? Have you been trying to get your foot in the door or build a reputation as a science writer? Are you, however, not sure how to write articles that…

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Science isn’t apolitical, but here’s why the March for Science should be


A group of scientists and science enthusiasts are planning a March for Science in Washington DC on April 22nd – Earth Day – with satellite marches also expected to take place across the US and the world. Within just…

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Unsound judgments on sound science: myopic misunderstandings of basic research


Every scientist has experienced it. When they tell someone that they have or are completing a PhD in biomedical sciences, often the first words out of the listener’s mouth are, “That’s so cool! You should…

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Academics can change the world – if they stop talking only to their peers


Savo Heleta, Nelson Mandela University Research and creative thinking can change the world. This means that academics have enormous power. But, as academics Asit Biswas and Julian Kirchherr have warned, the overwhelming majority are not…

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