Time to take a break:

Recess By Sativus – 007

RECESS-Background

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 insects stealing genes

In the first discovery of its kind, an insect stole a plant gene to elude its host’s defences. That’s one way to create a new pest-control strategy! Click here

Watch how humans use things

Humans will use what you give them the way they want to use it, even if that’s not how you intended. This interesting short talk has lessons for scientists… Click here

Learn about colour

Whether you’re displaying data or preparing a presentation or report, the effective use of colour is crucial to getting your message across. Have a play with ColorBrewer 2.0 to get started.  Click here

Fun with flags

A secret message was left on the parachute of the Mars Perseverance Rover. Now you can code your own message.  Click here

REGISTER NOW! Free monthly webinar

Wed 5 April, 12-12:30pm (AEST)

Preparing an effective scientific summary or abstract.

Things to do

A pathway for early- to mid-career scientists into government and policy preparation, Science Policy Fellowships are being offered through the Office of the Chief Scientist. Click here

In case you missed it

In case you missed our RECESS webinar, ‘What it takes to prepare a winning grant proposal?’, 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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