We interview Prof. Jeffrey McDonnell, author of “Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD Students, Postdocs and Early Career Faculty” on writing skills. We cover how and when to find the time to write and how this impacts your research career.
Jeff’s Book: Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD Students, Postdocs, and New Faculty - https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Navigating+an+Academic+Career%3A+A+Brief+Guide+for+PhD+Students%2C+Postdocs%2C+and+New+Faculty-p-9781119642176
W.I Beveridge; The Art of Scientific Investigation: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Art-Scientific-Investigation-W-Beveridge/dp/1932846050
Mark Manson: The subtle art of not giving a ****: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Subtle-Art-Not-Giving-Counterintuitive/dp/0062457713
Nature mentoring collection of articles: https://www.nature.com/collections/lhgrjpzydm/
Science magazine career articles: https://www.sciencemag.org/careers/articles
Randy Olson; And, But, Therefore: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijC2g6FBdXI
Randy Olson; Houston we have a Narrative: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Houston-We-Have-Narrative-Science/dp/022627084X
Randy Olson; Don’t be such a scientist: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dont-Such-Scientist-Second-Substance/dp/1610919173/ref=pd_lpo_1?pd_rd_i=1610919173&psc=1
Jeffrey McDonnell is a Professor at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada and author of 2020 book:“Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD Students, Postdocs and Early Career Faculty”. He is Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Website: https://water.usask.ca/hillslope/
Editing by Mariana Vaz, https://www.marianacpvaz.com/
Research: Christine Boinett
Producers: Christine Boinett (Creator and Executive producer), Alice Matimba (Senior Producer), Isabela Malta (Producer and Research Lead), Emmanuela Oppong (Producer), Catherine Holmes (Marketing Lead).
Host: Christine Boinett
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