Daily Archives: August 24, 2008

Managing your meeting when you’re not a postdoc anymore

I’m back from Glasgow and it wasn’t quite as dismal as the previous post made out. Yes, it rained alot but toward the end it got a tad brighter and I got a chance to actually see a bit of the city. Nice place, in fact it reminded my quite a bit of old-town Montreal which shouldn’t be too surprising since much of the city centre was actually built by Scots. But I digress… before we get into talking about the science at the meeting let’s take a post to speak about how approaching these meetings changes once you are a junior faculty and no longer just another postdoc in the sea of postdoc faces. Continue reading