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A remote internship – Mihaly Badonyi

15 July 2021

Written by Mihaly Badonyi

In late April, I embarked on a 3-month data analyst position at The Company of Biologists as part of the Professional Internships for PhD Students (PIPS) initiative within my doctoral training programme aimed at exposing students to opportunities in which they can apply their skills.

How to apply for the Creative Science Writing Workshop

25 May 2021

Hear from the organisers of the Creative Science Writing Workshop taking place in June 2022 about how the Workshop will work, what is involved and also some tips on how best to approach your application.

How The Company of Biologists supports early-career researchers

8 March 2021

Early-career researchers (ECRs) are our future leaders in biology and it is vital that we support them in the first stages of their academic careers. 

Engaging Chinese biologists with WeChat

29 January 2021

Social media gets a hard time these days, and in some instances rightly so. For the scientific community however, it’s a powerful platform for informal science communication and fruitful collaborations.

An interview with Dawei Sun

16 November 2020

Dawei Sun has just finished his PhD in Dr Emma Rawlins’ lab at The Gurdon Institute here in Cambridge, UK. He has remained in the city with his wife for the duration of the pandemic. In the middle of the UK’s second lockdown we met him, virtually, to find out how he is doing, hear about the triumphs and tribulations of his PhD, and discuss his experience of studying in the UK.

Did you know Scientific Meeting Grants can be used for virtual events?

26 May 2021

Lab closures, project delays, funding concerns and restricted travel – 2020 as a scientist was a tough one. Thankfully, labs are back open and delayed projects are picking up once again. Travel restrictions are still in place however, meaning that in-person events are still a way off.

Life after a Travelling Fellowship

6 April 2021

With much of the world still ground to a halt, we’ve missed sharing stories from our Travelling Fellowship recipients. These grants provide early-career researchers with the means to visit international labs and while travel remains restricted, we decided to use this time to catch up with some of our previous recipients.

How to improve your scientific writing

4 March 2021

‘If you are a scientist and you want to succeed, you must become a writer,’ writes John Wallingford in his #DevBiolWriteClub on the Node. He is, of course, absolutely right – biologists really are storytellers.

2020 at The Company of Biologists

4 January 2021

Despite the numerous challenges of 2020, The Company of Biologists had an incredibly successful year with a lot of long-term projects and new ventures coming to fruition. Here’s a lowdown of our lowdown of 2020.

16 years of Open Access publishing: our OA journey

20 October 2020 (last updated 18 May 2021)

There has been a profound change in the scholarly communication landscape over the past two decades, with a profusion of new publishing and subscription models from commercial and not-for-profit publishers.

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