Genomics Aotearoa

The Career Session, Part III

Peter Dearden Sep 23, 2010

The Career Session, Part III. — SM Morgan Guest speakers: Julia Horsfield and Peter Dearden. — Thus follows the final round up of all the wisdom and advice given at the ‘career path’ Genetics Otago postgrad monthly colloquium. Last time we left at the most current point of Peter Dearden’s career path, and a discussion of academic job applications. Read More

The Career Session, Part II

Peter Dearden Sep 22, 2010

The Career Session, Part II. — SM Morgan Guest speakers: Julia Horsfield and Peter Dearden. — Associate Professor Peter Dearden, Principal Investigator of the Lab for Evolution & Development and Director of Genetics Otago was our second guest speaker for the ‘career path’ discussion at the Genetics Otago postgrad colloquia meeting in August; on a side note — … Read More

The Career Session, Part I

Peter Dearden Sep 21, 2010

The Career Session, Part I. — SM Morgan Guest speakers: Peter Dearden and Julia Horsfield. — Genetics Otago postgraduate students meet monthly for presentation of their work, discussion of skills, problem solving and development. This past month we had two guest speakers attend to talk about their career paths and to hand down some general advice and knowledge to … Read More

The Road To the Fire

Peter Dearden Sep 14, 2010

SM Morgan. We talk a lot about people doing their PhD without considering that to a vast majority of people — the term means very little other than ‘something scary hard, a bit intelligent and a little impressive’. I remember being at high school, (a wee, but brilliant, girls’ boarding school in Havelock North) and being impressed with the … Read More