As a female academic, I have received many opportunities for support. I have been offered mentors and courses on presentation technique and mindfulness. Still, I am not sure that the disadvantage of being a woman in academia is really that we aren’t able to present, publish or network. I here present my advise for improving the situation of gender bias and structural inequalities in academia.
Tag Archives: early career
How I stopped worrying about privacy and learned to love Twitter
This is an old post that I wrote before I had a blog. It is about my transformation from hating social media to loving it, and about who and what made me change my mind. Continue reading
Being a (female) academic
This week I was invited to talk to the female postdocs at my university about my experience with creating an academic career path for myself, as a woman. This is what I told them. Continue reading
The grant application – from idea to deadline
From Postdoc to Principal Investigator
I have been a researcher in temporary positions for about 15 years. Four years ago, I became Principal Investigator. The project was four years. My PhD-students had three years. It was my responsibility that we completed on time. So I was stressed. Most of the time.