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Victoria Forster
Victoria Forster
April 3, 2017

A Guide to Twitter for Young Investigators

Hi Everyone! I’m Vicky and today I’ve written a rough guide for anyone thinking of using Twitter.

LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook – the list of platforms by which we as young investigators can share our research continues to grow, but which one should you use? Much like learning to write scientifically and limit our natural tendency to waffle and digress, social media is also a unique vocation. Personally as a lab-based postdoctoral fellow, Twitter is by far my favourite medium for sharing my work and discussing issues more widely related to science, such as policy and politics.

Rene
Rene
March 27, 2017

How to deal with writer’s anxiety?

Hi everyone! My name is Rene Marke, and I am a board member of the SIOP-YI network. Today I would like to share some thoughts on writer’s anxiety with you. As a third year PhD student at Radboudumc Nijmegen in the Netherlands, my daily life is often dominated by one overwhelming feeling: I feel guilty [...]
Rene
Rene
March 20, 2017

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

Liliana
Liliana
March 13, 2017

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.

Anna
Anna
March 6, 2017

Time Management as a PhD student

Time management in general is a topic of special interest to me. In my personal life, I have always found it a bit of a challenge. Often due to my unrealistic time plans that have sometimes got me into trouble with friends and family! But this has also helped me to spend time reflecting on [...]
David Steffin
David Steffin
February 27, 2017

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.

Gemma
Gemma
February 20, 2017

Great Apps for PhD Students

Hello everyone, I am posting on behalf of previous SIOP YI-NET member Marissa den Hoed (the Netherlands), check out her post about apps:

Gemma
Gemma
February 13, 2017

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 [...]
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