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Jo Mitchell

Packing for an academic conference: 16 things you can’t afford to forget

Academic conferences can be physically and mentally demanding events, and the added stress of packing the wrong clothing or forgetting a charger is something that can be easily avoided with a bit of preparation. So if you are the kind of person who that tends to pack at the last minute and leave newly printed business cards on the table, here are 16 handy tips that will make preparing for academic conferences much easier!

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Jo Mitchell

Five ways to recover from rejection

Articles, research grant proposals, job applications: a career in higher education offers seemingly endless opportunities to pit yourself against your peers – only to be

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Jo Mitchell

Plagiarism and how to tackle it

Celebrated microbiologist Selman A. Waksman was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1952 for his discovery of streptomycin, a long sought-after cure for tuberculosis, and lauded

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Jo Mitchell

How to stop procrastinating

Carefully polished paperclips, an unprecedented interest in the art of ‘cucumber-carving’: the telltale signs of procrastination vary but they are easy to spot. Faced with

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