Category Archives: fellowship

The forgotten middle authors of science, how there is an I in team

Stimulated by a recent blog post 12 very wise guidelines for surviving science in which @ad_mico reflects on some of his career to date “The applicant has too many papers where he is neither first nor last” struck a chord … Continue reading

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Confession of an early career research scientist (ECR), most of my academic research to date has been ‘published’ in closed source journals

I have a confession to make, most of my* academic research has been ‘published’ in closed source journals both historically and currently excluding a couple of exceptions.  This is despite my own growing moral philosophy and responsibility of seeking to … Continue reading

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Are large multidisplinary/multi-centre grants good or bad for early career researchers?

It has been a while since I wrote my last post and I have mused a lot recently, possibly too much, about a recent fellowship rejection of which the only feedback I received was ‘candidate needs more papers’ (I am … Continue reading

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