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6 Easy ways to boost your CV during your PhD

6 easy ways to boost your CV during your PhD
Are you being active during your PhD to boost your CV? There are some simple things that you can do that will make your CV stand out when you graduate. Making you more likely to get the job you want when you finish. Here are 6 easy ways to boost your CV during your PhD.

Scientists Push Back Against Retracted Nature Communications Study on Women PIs

gender equality in academia
A 2018 report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine revealed that sexism pervades all of academic science. In 2015, the Harvard Business Review published five biases pushing women out of STEM — including having to prove themselves repeatedly; walking a “tightrope” between masculinity and femininity; being perceived as incompetent after having children; a tug-of-war with other women; and isolation. Women deal with these biases in a number of ways, including using “whisper networks'' as a way to avoid toxic principal investigators (PIs) or laboratory directors.

Is animal research necessary? Scientists Opinion

I a molecular biologist who has conducted and published animal research. BUT I feel very torn about their usefulness and the ethics behind animal research. Most molecular biology labs utilize animal research. It is hard to get exact figures, but there are undoubtedly millions of vertebrate animals (mainly mice) in labs worldwide right now. And without going into detail, their experiences are incredibly unpleasant. Is animal research necessary?