How do I choose a mentor? A postdoc’s guide

How do I choose a mentor? A postdoc’s guide

Choosing a mentor comes up a lot when I’m talking to postdocs. Either they come to me and say, “Oh, I need a mentor”, but haven’t really got an idea what that might involve. Or their situation is making me think “you need a mentor”. I’m going to lay...
Making the most of your experts

Making the most of your experts

Everyone needs a little expert advice now and then. So the nerd household and I have just had two weeks staycation. Typically, the British weather took hold and it rained and rained. I was desperate to go to the beach but the nerds-in-training in the house just kept...

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