This is how science funding works in Australia

Twitter is currently blowing up with the above image. Just as an FYI to my non-science friends. The National Health and Medical Research Council funds a large number of grants that researchers absolutely rely on. Early career researchers need funding to establish themselves in their fields, yet the below success rate shows how skewed the […]

Lab Hierarchy

If asked, I will say I “work” in a lab, even though I’m just a student. I’m “studying”, but I do experiments and try to publish papers. It’s like an apprenticeship. You’re still a wee baby, but you’re also working at the same time. But, while I’m not actually employed by my lab to “work” […]