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Taking a closer look at peer review
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

The pace of research has never moved so fast, producing an estimated 1.5 million scholarly publications each year1. This brings considerable challenges for the academic publishing industry, from recruiting enough reviewers to finding the right journal for each manuscript. At our session ‘Meet the Academic publishers’ at the 2017 SEB Annual Meeting in Gothenburg, our panel of speakers, chaired by John Bothwell (SEB+ Section), offered their views on the challenges facing the industry and the key emerging trends for the future.

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Is there life outside academia?
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

Given that only around 3.5 % of PhD’s land a permanent research position1, perhaps it would be more accurate to call academia the ‘alternative’ career. During our session ‘Is there Life Outside of Academia?’ at the 2017 SEB Annual Meeting in Gothenburg, we heard from a range of speakers who had successfully made the break – and in some cases even transitioned back again.

Peter Hochachka
50 years of comparative biochemistry: The legacy of Peter Hochachka
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

On what would have been the occasion of his 80th birthday, a Special Symposium was held to honour the legacy of Peter William Hochachka (O.C., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.R.S.C.) at the University of Manitoba on May 13 and 14, 2017.

Julia Gauberg
Travels with my grant – Julia Gauberg
Autumn 2017
01 November 2017

Julie travelled to Australia for 3 months to carry out research in collaboration with Prof. Craig Franklin on the “Effects of chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis on tight junction proteins in amphibian skin”.