Entries by Katie Rogers

Book Recommendations – Plant Sciences

A list of book recommendations from our community with a focus on Plant Sciences Current Topics The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World’s Rarest Species by Carlos Magdalena Carlos is a tropical plant horticulturalist at the Royal Botanic Garden Kew in London. He acquired the nickname “Plant Messiah” after a journalist from his home country […]

Book Recommendations – Other

A list of book recommendations from our community that are not directly related to plant science, but are still good reads “I’d recommend scientists to get out of the wormhole and read something else… Something historical, philosophical, or something as far removed from science as is possible. Something beautifully written that might end up with […]

Book Reccomendations – Professional Development

A list of book recommendations from our community with a focus on Professional Development Research Skills At the Bench: A Laboratory Navigator by Kathy Barker (2004) At the Bench is the unique and hugely successful handbook for living and working in the laboratory, an essential aid to understanding basic lab techniques and how research groups work at a […]

Preparing for and Surviving Academic Interviews

Part of the Self-Reflection; series by and for early-career researchers Your application has arrived at the top of the stack and you have passed the phone/web interview evaluation! Now all you have to do is ace the academic interview to land that faculty position you’ve been dreaming of for months. How? There are few who would […]

Preparing for and Surviving Academic Interviews

Part of the Self-Reflection; series by and for early-career researchers Your application has arrived at the top of the stack and you have passed the phone/web interview evaluation! Now all you have to do is ace the academic interview to land that faculty position you’ve been dreaming of for months. How? There are few who would […]