Career Development

Aug
14

SIOP Young Investigators Educational Day 2017

Hi, I’m Jess and I’m the chair of the SIOP YI-NET Educational Day committee for 2017. I’m writing today to let you know more about the Educational Day this year and to hopefully get you excited about all the different opportunities on offer!

By Jessica Morgan |
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Aug
01

Welcome to Fellowship!

Hi Everyone! I’m David, a member of SIOP YI. Today I am posting on behalf of Matthew Henderson, a new clinical hematology/oncology fellow at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, Ohio, who was kind enough to share his excitement in his first month in pediatric heme/onc fellowship.

By David Steffin |
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Jun
19

Top Tips on writing your thesis

There are many ways of writing your thesis, depending on the subject matter, the regulations of your institution, and your own writing style (and that of your supervisors). So I’m not going to talk about the fine detail of sentence structure and whether you use active or passive voice.

By Liliana |
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Jun
04

Top Five Reasons to Attend the SIOP YI Educational Day

So you’re coming to the SIOP Congress this year and you’re excited to hear the lectures, see Washington DC, and maybe get a nice pair of Ivanka Trump shoes. But should you come one day early to attend the YI Educational Day? The short answer is “yes”. For the long answer, see below.

By Liliana |
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May
29

My Experience with Grant Writing

Hi again, this is Anna from the Netherlands. As a PhD student, my experience in grant writing is not extensive but I think it is enough for sharing in this post what has been a very interesting and learning experience during my PhD journey.

By Anna |
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May
22
May
15

Doing research in a developing country

Hi all! My name is Liliana and I work as a pediatric oncologist in Lima, Peru. Today, I would like to post about doing research as a young investigator from a developing country.

By Liliana |
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May
08

Balancing clinical work with academia

Hi everyone, my name’s Jess and I’m writing today’s blog balancing clinical work with academia. This is an important issue for many SIOP young investigators, as many of us have clinical backgrounds and have then developed an academic interest which we try to balance alongside our work with patients. These challenges often vary based on the demands of your clinical role and on whether your research is lab-based or more clinical.

By Jessica Morgan |
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