The insight we brought from “I, Scientist” Conference What makes us a scientist? Our job is a part of our identity, but not our whole essence. The “I, Scientist” 2019 Conference at Technical University of Berlin was an international meeting for scientists who talk about science—but also beyond it. The conference introduced issues that affect people working in science, as well as in other fields: … Continue reading Inequality Affects us All
Susanne shares her impressions about the iScientist conference, where scientist exchange ideas about inequality, gender sensitization, workload, and more.
Working on a very important topic in current times: disease outbreak control. We interviewd Kirstin Meier from the GIZ on finding a carreer outside the science world.
Supervising a student puts a lot of responsibility on you. What if I fail in supervising my student? Read Nina’s first experience in supervising a student.
Science Communication at the 1st LIMES science slam 2019: Likelihood to win a nobel prize as hungarian, the 5th season in the Rhineland, and more.
My name is Christina and I am doing my PhD within the Bo&MeRanG program at the Universities of Bonn and Melbourne. Bonn and Melbourne, that is not an easy commute some people might think. True! But it is not as if I had to travel back and forth every week. In fact, I came to Melbourne twice and stayed there altogether for one year. The … Continue reading Bo&MeRanG – One PhD, Two Hemispheres
When I started my PhD I was a “newbie”. I was THE DEFINITION of newbie: inexperienced beginner, making the first steps in the wild and scary PhD world! I was driven by curiosity, passion and motivation and I was hungry to know more, to learn more, to develop my own ideas and find my own way to push forward the project I was assigned to. … Continue reading Keep Calm and Janeway!
Immunology is such an exciting field – in recent years, tons of new developments and theories have sprung up like mushrooms after rain. Interestingly, just as there are different trends in the fashion world, scientific research also has different hotspots every year. Various annual international scientific conferences certainly provide the stage for current research trends in Immunology. One of the high-level meetings is the European … Continue reading Interested in Immune regulation, big data modelling, and networking?
Well, hello there, old lady, it’s been a while 200 years, being precise, but you took them with style! Founded in 1818 with only 47 students enrolled Two centuries later this number increased 800-fold. You’ve seen thousands of students eager to learn But some were rather lazy – you made their heads burn. Still, many students came and did quite well Let’s name … Continue reading 200 Years University of Bonn – A Poem
Achieving a PhD is great. But which career will we want to pursue afterwards? Many of us may ask questions like this – mostly with the conclusion that there are a lot of opportunities. However, do we truly know plenty enough about the requirements, different daily routines and career perspectives to make such an important and extensive decision? While some of us decide to continue … Continue reading Get involved – “juFORUM goes job”!