Reflections on FOM Young Scientist Day

Posted by on Dec 2, 2011 in Career, News | No Comments

I spent the day at the FOM Young Scientist Day which aims to give young physics researchers in the Netherlands the tools they need to manager their careers effectively, be they academic or otherwise. I ran a workshop on academic career development…

Practicing what I’m about to preach

Posted by on Oct 1, 2010 in News | No Comments

The last few weeks have been a huge learning curve for me on social media. Even though I’ve been a user of various sites for many years, I’ve learnt how to use these in a pretty haphazard way – observing the clever tricks of others and trying to c…

Girl Geeks wear entrepreneurial knickers

Posted by on Sep 19, 2010 in News | No Comments

After a fabulous weekend with the Girl Geeks I’m now posting the outcomes of our very funny, but very serious discussion on the behaviours women need to be successful entrepreneurs. The origins of the knickers lie in de Bono’s thinking hats. They …

Shinton Consulting comes to Posterous

Posted by on Sep 10, 2010 in News | No Comments

Shinton Consulting Ltd. provides careers advice, information and professional development training to scientists, academic researchers, research students and academic staff.We’re now updating and improving our online presence by developing a poste…