How can early career researchers maximize their chances of a long and successful career?

​The first in a series of posts regarding the transition from 'early career' to 'established'.

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Jan 17, 2019
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We spoke to some researchers that are making the transition from 'early career' to 'established' to find out what the biggest challenges are in making this step and the best ways to recognize and overcome these challenges. 

The first in a series of posts, we look at how early career researchers can maximize their chances of a long and successful career. If you have any more tips, please contribute to the discussion below!

  • Find collaborators, so you can increase your research outputs and open up funding opportunities.
  • Volunteer and network to make contacts and build upon your skill set.
  • Share research fears with colleagues.
  • Maintain a good work-life balance.
  • Don't be afraid to ask for help, whether from a professional or personal point of view.

If you want to read more, take a look at our special news feature, published in this month's edition of BioTechniques - 'How to transition from 'early career' to 'established'.

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