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Considerations when conducting an interview

Posted by , on 19 September 2023

Have you ever had to interview someone for an article? What are the considerations before, during and after the interview? A group of active members of the three community sites ...

The science of the future

Posted by , on 18 September 2023

When I was a child, I loved the movie “The Fifth Element”—the people working together with living beings from other planets, the space travel while you sleep, the queer clothes, ...

Development presents... Why we need to study unconventional models in light of climate and biodiversity challenges

Posted by , on 18 September 2023

Development’s journal meeting, Unconventional and Emerging Experimental Organisms in Cell and Developmental Biology, took place between 17-20 September at the beautiful Wotton House in Surrey, UK. We’re delighted to be ...

Cracking the egg

Posted by , on 29 August 2023

Lessons from developmental biology in how to navigate the scientific career-scape Between the fifth and tenth days the lump of stem cells differentiates into the overall building plan of the ...

"I am a developmental biologist"

Posted by , on 22 August 2023

I didn’t become aware of developmental biology (DevBio) until a lecture during my first year of undergraduate studies. From that moment on, however, I was hooked and even changed my ...

Navigating a research career with a disability

Posted by , on 21 August 2023

Building on the success of the ‘Working in science with a disability’ session at the 2022 Young Embryologist Network (YEN) meeting, Issue 16 of Development features two Perspective articles ...

Invincible vs Invisible: flipping the narrative on disability in academia

Posted by , on 21 August 2023

This post is an extension of the Perspective Article "Navigating a research career with a disability" published in Development.

Science is more than the sum of research 

Posted by , on 10 August 2023

Mayank Chugh asks "What do we value in science? What does success mean in science?" and argues we should normalize doing academic community work alongside research.

Coming Out of my Cage and I’ve Been Doing Really, Really Good

Posted by , on 10 August 2023

Perspectives of a Transgender Scientist

We don’t talk about B – ullying in academia. Except we do, here at TU Dresden

Posted by , on 27 July 2023

Working in academia can be a wonderful experience, being surrounded by highly inspirational people, full of excitement for science and working together to unlock secrets of the natural world. However, ...

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