Recess By Sativus – 017

Time for RECESS!

‘Aha’! moments (also called ‘insight’) happen when your brain isn’t focusing on the problem you’re trying to solve. Scientific ‘aha’ moments lead to scientific breakthroughs. So for the sake of scientific advancement, take your lunch break!

And now, connect with us on social media.

Read about finding jobs

80% of jobs that could be filled by scientists with a PhD don’t mention ‘PhD’ in the ad.
An Australian group has developed a job search algorithm that can spot these ‘nerdy jobs’. It is currently only available through universities, so ask your uni admin if they can get access 

Watch rejection turned into opportunity

An entertaining talk from Jia Jiang about an experiment he conducted to learn about rejection and how to embrace these experiences to find opportunity. Click here

Learn tips for grant proposals

Addressing weaknesses and limitations in your science will reassure potential funders, use these three questions to address rigour and reproducibility concerns in your grant proposal. Click here

Share a laugh about spam

If you need a good laugh, watch comedian James Veitch talk about his experiences responding to  spam email. Click Here

FREE monthly Webinar

Increasing the impact of science with ‘extension’ and ‘adoption’
Sep 15 @ 12:00 PM

In science, extension and adoption go hand in hand but are two different things.
Extension is the process of enabling change in individuals, communities and industries – extension leads to adoption. Adoption is the process of actually changing – which is your project outcome. This webinar will help you think about your extension and adoption strategies when progressing your projects and ideas. Register here

Incase you missed it

Being a scientist is one of the most rewarding careers. You will work on solutions to problems with real world application and impact. Unfortunately, being a scientist comes with more rejection than most other professions. Watch here

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