Conflicts didn’t kill me, but made me stronger

  For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate. ——Margaret Heffernan   Conflicts in research groups are common. Even in a small lab with no more than 10 people, conflicts

PLOS Biology in the media – April

post-info April was a truly diverse month at PLOS Biology. This month we are talking about gravity-defying fungi, representation of endangered species in the media, gender gaps and information gaps in scientific research and why

The 30-year-old student: is a PhD worth it?

0000-0002-8715-2896 Picture this: an enthusiastic young researcher, completing an undergraduate or master’s project, thrilled to be part of the exciting world of scientific discovery. The current project is going well, they have enjoyed some successes,

Highlights from the SBNS/NANSIG Neurosurgery Careers Day

One hundred and fifteen aspiring neurosurgeons flocked to the Royal College of Surgeons in London for the fifth annual Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) / Neurology and Neurosurgery Interest Group (NANSIG) Neurosurgery Careers Day,