Tim Fessenden

Why so serious? The surprising importance of informal seminars

March 15, 2019
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In academia, seminars are the classrooms we never really leave. As a keystone of intellectual exchange, seminars, whether large or…

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How to enjoy feeling stupid after you switch fields

February 28, 2019

Going from a PhD to a postdoc changes almost everyone’s field of research in some big or small way. Perhaps…

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How to ignore good advice and postdoc in a newly opened lab

February 1, 2019

Once we reach the end of our PhD, grad students interested in an academic postdoc are united by one thing:…

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