Bugging The System

A blog about microbes, diseases and biomedical research advances. Posts in English or German.

My one advice on writing a PhD thesis: don’t overthink; just do it

Two weeks ago, I made a memorable trip to University. I was boarding the number 15 bus from the Garscube Campus in Bearsden to Glasgow University, a heavy carton box … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Every scientist has a voice

Should researchers wait until they’re senior before talking about science in public? No, every scientist can make a valuable contribution.

August 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The future of the PhD

A Nature News feature stirred some discussion today: What can we do about the growing numbers of postdocs that cannot keep working in research labs, even if they want to? … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 2 Comments