Ep69: Understanding Scientists is Key for Science

November 11, 2020 in Season 5
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Reflecting on five years of interviews from Scientists not the Science.

This episode is an audio version of the article ‘Understanding Scientists is Key for Science’, published in Nature Materials (September 2019).

A synthesis of some of the most useful advice gathered, including:

  • Choose experiments, collaborations, papers carefully

  • Learning about imposter syndrome can be useful

  • Be aware of what makes a good role model to inspire children and colleagues

  • It’s not just about papers

  • There aren’t enough academic jobs for everyone

  • Why understanding scientists matters

Find the original article here:

Many thanks to the team at Springer Nature for permission to record an audio version.