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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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