Recess By Sativus – 015

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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!

Read about academics and research

Uni’s want research shared widely. So why don’t they properly support academics to do it? The Conversation explores this question off the back of some new research. Click here

Watch persuasion in action

Getting funding for your research requires some skill with persuasion and knowing how to articulate your ideas succinctly. This short TED talk demonstrates how to integrate both to make a great persuasive argument: Click here

Learn how to pitch

Learn how to apply the ‘elevator pitch’ to your science ideas. Click here

Take a starfish for a walk

Take 20 seconds to walk with a starfish. Click Here

FREE monthly Webinar

Being a scientist is one of the most rewarding careers. You will work on solutions to problems with real world application and impact. Unfortunately, being a scientist comes with more rejection than most other professions. You will experience rejection of your ideas, your proposals or tenders, your journal articles and conference papers and job applications…just to name a few. Rejection is common, you are not alone and it’s just a reality of being a scientist. But you do have the ability to learn from rejection, because that is what scientist do – learn from mistakes and failures to do better science! Register here

Other things to do

Research Impact Summit – Free Tickets!
The summit is for anyone wanting to learn more about research impact and consists of content across the themes of: Translation, Implementation Science, Collaboration & Engagement, Dissemination, and Research Impact.

Other things to do

Franklin Women are awarding COVID-19 Carer’s Support Scholarships for those with unpaid caring roles or with unexpected additional caring responsibilities. Applications close August 22nd.

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

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