Scientifically justified pastimes

It’s summer. That time of year when your inbox contains more out-of-office replies than actual replies. Things have quieted down at work. And you may just find yourself looking for some internet distraction. But even in quieter times, scrolling on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram may not always be helping you make the best use of…

Is there life after your PhD?

‘It’s hopeless,’ says Fons Leroy, head of the Flemish Employment Service VDAB, after having spoken with a couple of PhD students. ‘They don’t have a network.’ Being a scientist, you not only have to be an excellent researcher, but also be able to translate your knowledge to an audience that can be of service to…