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    Social media tips and tools for scientists

    Should scientists use social media for work purposes? What types of content can researchers put online and how can they make it reach even further? How to engage students via Twitter? How do you manage information overload? These were some of the topics and questions we addressed in our workshop ‘Linking research and teaching with […] More

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    Message to all students

    So, you want to earn a lot of money after you graduate to pay off all those debts, right? In that case, according to Which University, you should have done Medicine or Dentistry. But you didn’t get in to those subjects (or why would you be reading AoB Blog – are you lost?) – so […] More

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    Happy International Women’s Day 2012!

     “Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t.”   Gertrude B. Elion, Nobel Laureate 1988. A few days ago, Prof Alice Roberts, […] More

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    Faces of Plant Cell Biology: A series on from Anne Osterrieder

    Anne Osterrieder has a new series on her blog called Faces of plant cell biologists, where we are asked a series of questions. So far, it has featured Charlotte Carroll (also an guest author here), Chris Hawes and Kentaro Tamura, who all answer Anne’s questions is surprisingly contrasting but  complementary ways. Today, I have been […] More