The art of the career pivot: Tips for a successful transition out of academia

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Tarryn Bourhill, Communications, Education & Outreach Editor Do I stay or do I go? It sounds like a bad pop song. Unfortunately, this is a common conundrum many graduate students face. Knowing if and when to transition out of an academic career is difficult and we’ve all faced that existential crisis as it builds and […]

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SciWri2019 and beyond: Connecting and developing as a science writer

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Tarryn Bourhill, Communications, Education & Outreach Editor SciWri2019 is the perfect place to brush up on your science writing skills. From professional development to the latest research, it’s all covered in this five-day science extravaganza by the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW). If you didn’t […]

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Tarryn Bourhill, Communication, Education & Outreach editor

Hi, I’m Tarryn. I am a molecular biologist by day and a science communicator by night. I have always been interested in using viruses to treat disease. This is counter-intuitive for most people because everyone thinks of viruses as the bad guys that make us sick. For me, I love the idea that they can […]

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