Societies? A brief comment about Student Memberships

During a conference, an individual with pamphlets will approach you talking about the incredible opportunities you can get when acquiring a student membership for the “(insert discipline here) Canadian/American/International Society”. He/she will tell you that for a yearly fee, you can get access to incredible awards and contacts for your future professional life. However, you should… Read More Societies? A brief comment about Student Memberships

The vacation boundaries and the “Workshop Blindness”

As the holidays get closer the chance to go back home (or just stay) and escape for a few weeks from the laboratory becomes a relief for the mind. In my case returning home for Christmas means hot chocolate, delicious tamales and other gastronomic wonders from my country. It doesn´t matter if you are staying… Read More The vacation boundaries and the “Workshop Blindness”