Career Development

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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May
01

My Experience with Lecturing

Hi everybody!

This is Rene again. I’m a PhD student in the Netherlands focusing on chemotherapy resistance in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. I would like to share some thoughts I have on teaching.

By Rene |
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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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