When I was a postdoctoral appointee I had the opportunity to mentor a summer student. My supervisor had cautioned that taking on a student could be a lot of work, but if I was up to it, she’d support me. Seeing it as an opportunity to build my own mentoring skills and add a spark … Read More
Technology Commercialization & Partnerships and the Postdoctoral Program Office invite all postdocs, graduate students and interested staff to attend the seminar “Invention Disclosures and Your Career” on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 11:45 a.m. in the Building 446 Auditorium.
Are you in the process of publishing your research? You think you don’t have time to … Read More »
Recently, we discussed the value in asking questions to keep a conversation going. What happens when you don’t know where to start?
One common answer I’ve heard when I ask mentees if they’ve met with their mentors is, “I would, but I don’t know what to talk about.” Well, that surely can … Read More »
In the middle of grad school, I had a particularly bad thesis committee meeting. I had hit a plateau with my progress in both my research and professional growth and it showed … badly.
My committee hammered away, question after question, for which no answer seemed satisfactory. I wanted to shrink into invisibility. My graduate … Read More »
The Postdoctoral Program Office can support up to four postdocs to attend the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Annual Conference, where there will be professional development workshops, talks by leaders invested in postdoc success and plenty of networking.
More than 140 participants attended Argonne’s annual Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium held this fall. The event showcases the scientific research of postdoctoral scientists and engineers and graduate students from Argonne, Fermilab and Chicago area universities and also offers networking opportunities.
This year’s Symposium Committee Chair, Yasi Ghadar (LCF) noted that the Postdoctoral Society of … Read More »
“Curiouser and curiouser!” Cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English).”
This past year, I had the pleasure of participating in a Facilitative Mediation Skills class at theRead More »
At a recent reception, several Argonne postdoctoral appointees received the 2017 Postdoctoral Performance Award. The award recognizes exceptional performance in the areas of basic research, engineering research and applied research.
“Postdocs are an important part of our workforce here at Argonne and for science at large, as they hold the keys to the next generation … Read More »
The Postdoctoral Society of Argonne will host a career development and networking session on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. in the Building 446 Auditorium. Greg Davis and Alden Walker from the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) will speak and there will be time for Q&A and networking. … Read More »
A workshop on “Publishing Ethics and Integrity” will be held Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the Building 446 Auditorium. Presented by Elsevier Publishing Campus, this workshop will address several topics related to publishing ethics and integrity such as authorship rights, conflicts of interest, plagiarism, ownership of content, responding … Read More »
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