The aim of this ‘Honest conversation’ series is for people to write about the ups and downs in their academic journey and create frank conversations around less-discussed topics on the Node, such as unconventional career paths, mental health, and equity, diversity and inclusion in science.
There is no strict format or word limit for these posts, but we particularly encourage posts about:
- Navigating an academic career: were there moments of self-doubt of whether you’re cut out for academia? Do you have an unconventional ‘squiggly’ career path?
- Mental health issues in the scientific community
- Equality, diversity and inclusion in science
- Troubleshooting: you can write about a tricky problem that you or your lab have been trying to troubleshoot for ages. Maybe someone from the other side of the world can help
Do you have an idea for a ‘Honest conversation’ post? Get in touch by emailing us.
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