Want to make the most of your talent for science? This practical guide for students, postdoctorates and professors offers a unique stepwise approach to help you develop your expertise and become a more productive scientist. Covering topics from giving presentations and writing effectively to prioritising your workload, it provides guidance to enhance your skills and combine them with those of others to your mutual benefit. Learn how to maintain your passion for science, inspire others to develop their abilities and motivate yourself to plan effectively, focus on your goals and even optimise funding opportunities. With numerous valuable tips, real-life stories, novel questionnaires and exercises for self-reflection, this must-read guide provides everything you need to take responsibility for your own personal and professional development.
1. Develop your talent
2. Use other people's talent
3. Develop other people's talent
4. Make it happen
5. Use your webs
Ritsert C. Jansen is Professor of Bioinformatics and Head of the Bioinformatics Centre at the University of Groningen. He has a successful career in the sciences and extensive experience as a trainer on career and personal development courses.
"This insightful book offers guidance toward an enhanced productive academic or professional scientific career [...] a must-read for any professional in the geophysical community and for those pursuing studies in this field."
- The Leading Edge