Building a successful career in scientific research : a guide for Ph. D. students and post-docs [E-Book] / Phil Dee ; with cartoons by Chris McLeod.
Dee, Phil, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006
1 online resource (xii, 130 pages)
englisch
9780521617406
9780521851916
9781139165471
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. The first couple of years
  • Choosing and handling your PhD adviser
  • Motivation, time management and multitasking
  • Handling the literature
  • Report writing
  • Powerful presentations
  • pt. 2. The end of the beginning
  • Writing papers and abstracts
  • Conferences and poster presentations
  • Writing and defending your thesis
  • Coping with pressure and stress
  • pt. 3. The transition to postdoctoral research
  • The transition from graduate student to post-doc
  • Collaboration and visiting other labs
  • Supervising students
  • Teaching
  • Writing grant proposals and fellowship applications
  • pt. 4. Making it in science
  • Culturing your image
  • You and your big ideas
  • Planning for a permanent job
  • Do you have Principal Investigator (PI) potential?