It’s official. It’s today. It’s my last day in the lab. My last day as a run-of-the-mill postdoc just trying to make a difference and do some cool science. It feels so weird to not have a ‘proper’ lab job awaiting me as I leave this one. In this harsh world of ‘publish or perish’, even a … More The end of the working world as I know it
Disclaimer: I’m not an artist. I’m pretty sure I can’t even spell pencil anymore. Chalk is for crime-scene investigation. Paint is for walls. Sculptures are just messed-up furniture.* I’m not even sure I want to publish this post… It’s easy writing about the things you love and you spend ages of your time honing to a … More Insane doodlings from a bored nerd on a train
Someday in the future, we’ll look back on this and laaaaaaugh. People tell me that Africa might a bit rough going for an Aussie that enjoys planning and itineraries and the like. I admit it, I was spoiled in Australia. We like to complain that the major phone company farms out their call centres to … More Sh*t Italy says
Time away in a different environment can give young researchers new perspectives and challenges that could help them develop as scientists and people. This is the piece I wrote for the NatureJobs blog in September 2015. It was edited by the very clever Julie Gould, and won me the chance to go to their careers … More Into the wild… the laboratory wild!