Career Development

Apr
25

Young Investigators in the Spotlight

There are some inspiring young investigators worldwide focusing on a variety of different targeted therapies for pediatric cancer. I had the chance to discuss the personal experience of one of our own, Dr. Rayne Rouce, an oncology physician and researcher at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, who has devoted her time so far to teaching and to collaborative work in the field. She is an avid volunteer and has volunteered for several years for many volunteer organizations in the field. Below is a summary of our conversation

By David Steffin |
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Mar
20

First time at a conference

Hi everyone. Today I would like to give some advice for attending your first conference a.k.a how to manage 2-3 very intense days

By Rene |
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Mar
13

My First Peer Review

Submitting a research paper to a well-respected journal is not an easy task and all of us know about that. Getting published is a tough process.

By Liliana |
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Feb
27

Mentoring

Hi everyone! My name is David, and I am a SIOP YI member from Houston, TX, USA. I’m currently a post-doctoral clinical fellow at Texas Children’s Hospital, with a specialty interest in the field of targeted therapies with respect to brain tumors.

By David Steffin |
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Feb
13

Erasmus+: Not just for Students!

I am Gemma, I’m a YI NET member from London, UK. I’m currently a post-doctoral researcher in Children’s Palliative Care, working mainly on a study looking at decision making in high risk brain tumours. In March 2015 I spent 4 days in Oslo, Norway at the Centre for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research [...]
By Gemma |
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Feb
06

SIOP YI 2016 in Dublin- A Breath of Fresh Air!

Last October, the SIOP Young Investigator Network activities were held in Dublin as part of the 4​8t​h Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP 2016). The atmosphere was participative, energetic and full of “fresh air”. The audience at our educational day The Educational Day for Young Investigators (October 19) was introduced by the outstanding lectures about Development [...]
By Liliana |
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