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  1. Life story: Ali Twelvetrees

    Transferable skills can be useful to juggle the demands of being a parent scientist.
  2. Open notebooks galore: The Structural Genomics Consortium

    Over 20 researchers will show their support for open science by sharing their data and blogging about their research projects.
  3. Bede Portz with his two children

    Life story: Bede Portz

    With the right advisor, having children during a PhD can be a great joy, but lack of affordable childcare is a problem.
  4. Life story: Tim Kietzmann

    When you have children, chasing the dream job of being a scientist can often mean relying on your partner to be flexible.
  5. Farhad Pishgar

    Global Science: Public health research in Iran

    Potential impacts of economic sanctions and a lack of long-term vision from the authorities hinder the work of researchers.
  6. March 2015

    Episode 19: March 2015

    In this episode we hear about herpes, breweries, model organisms, social interactions in rats and traumatic brain injuries in flies.
  7. Life story: Chileshe Mabula-Bwalya

    Adjusting to a new identity as a mother comes with challenges, but with help, a rewarding research career is possible.
  8. Group of people celebrating

    How DIY communities are pushing the frontiers of science

    Lucy Patterson reports back from Science Hack Day Berlin
  9. Food for thought: an interview with Ana Domingos

    Ana Domingos of the Gulbenkian Science Institute in Portugal has forged a career learning why we like certain types of food. By looking at the reward system of the mouse brain, she has revealed pathways that explain why animals prefer sugar, and perhaps why it may factor so strongly in the Western diet.
  10. Developing kidneys: an interview with Peter Hohenstein

    Originally from the Netherlands, Peter Hohenstein has been in Edinburgh since 2001 and now has his own group in The Roslin Institute, studying the link between normal kidney development and kidney disease. He is married and has a 4 year old daughter (and three cats), and he enjoys music, ‘mainly old stuff with lots of guitars’.

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