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AuthorDee, Phil
TitleBuilding a successful career in scientific research:a guide for Ph. D. students and post-docs
Other authorMcLeod, Chris
Type of publicationBooks
Physical description xii, 130 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2006
Сall numberQ147 .D44 2006
Location2nd floor
BibliographyIncludes index
Subjectscience, vocational guidance
research, vocational guidance
GenreTextbooks/Оқулықтар/Учебная литература
SummaryAn entertaining and practical guide to getting your science PhD and working as a post-doc
Contentspt. 1. The first couple of years --
Choosing and handling your PhD adviser --
Motivation, time management and multitasking --
Handling the literature --
Report writing --
Powerful presentations --
pt. 2. The end of the beginning --
Writing papers and abstracts --
Conferences and poster presentations --
Writing and defending your thesis --
Coping with pressure and stress --
pt. 3. The transition to postdoctoral research --
The transition from graduate student to post-doc --
Collaboration and visiting other labs --
Supervising students --
Teaching --
Writing grant proposals and fellowship applications --
pt. 4. Making it in science --
Culturing your image --
You and your big ideas --
Planning for a permanent job --
Do you have Principal Investigator (PI) potential?
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