Archive for September, 2014

September 12, 2014

The Greatest Taboo: Mental Illness, Society, Science, and Medicine

By Andrew M. Harrison Andrew M. Harrison (@andrewharrison1)

By Andrew M. Harrison In 1902, Bertrand Russell wrote, “Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty—a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music, yet sublimely pure, and capable of a stern perfection such as […]

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September 4, 2014

Avoiding a Career as a Perpetual Postdoc

By Clara Castillejobecerra Clara Castillejobecerra (@claracastillejobecerra)

As trainees, we are faced with a frustrating reality– the job market cannot meet the increasing supply of PhDs. We know this and most of us decide to pursue further postdoctoral training in order to become more qualified for the limited positions. Unfortunately, the few years we anticipate for postdoctoral training can extend longer than […]

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