Recess By Sativus – 006


Time for RECESS!

‘Aha’! moments (also called ‘insight’) happen when your brain isn’t focusing on the problem you’re trying to solve. Scientific ‘aha’ moments lead to scientific breakthroughs. So for the sake of scientific advancement, take your lunch break!

Register for our Scientific Proposal Bootcamps

Knowing how to prepare a scientific proposal, and how to articulate and align your ideas with the priorities of those providing funding, is a critical skill for any scientist. More info

If you’re involved in the management of a research program, you need to manage current investments to ensure value is delivered for stakeholders, manage expectations and failures, and ensure ideas being funded align to strategic goals. More info

Read about Emoji in science 😊

There is growing evidence that Emoji can be useful in science communication. Read the short article here.

Or if you’re really keen, you can read the systematic review here.

Watch the evolution of the moon

Excellent NASA concept visualisation of the evolution of our Moon. Click here

Learn about literature reviews

At some stage you will likely need to conduct a literature review – but did you know there are different types? Each has its own specific methodology that should be followed for the review to be considered robust. Click here

Livestreaming lava

Watch the livestream of the Geldingadalir volcano in Iceland erupting.  Click here

REGISTER NOW! Free monthly webinar

Wed 7 April, 12-12:30pm (AEST)

Join Dr Kylie Hewson as she interviews Dr Johann Schroder about being a research manager and what it takes to prepare a winning grant proposal.

Things to do

Ever struggled with balancing a peer review to make sure it’s constructive, yet respectful? Detailed, but not too out-of-scope? Attend Nature Careers free webinar “How to master peer review”. Click here

Universities Australia are challenging early career researchers to communicate their research via video in 2 minutes to non-specialist audiences – take the challenge! Click here

In case you missed it

In case you missed our RECESS webinar, ‘Risk’ doesn’t have to mean ‘risky’, the recording is now available online. Take your lunch break today and learn something new. Click here

*All information including events and links are correct at time of publishing.


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