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Interesting Links

Here is a list of interesting resources and links for PhDs.
This list will be updated as we get new suggestions. Please write us at NeuromagTuebingen@gmail.com

Science Blogs

Nature blogs  –  A variety of topics including job advice and current challenges in research
In the pipeline  – Derek Lowe’s commentary on drug discovery and the pharma industry
Neurophilosophy – Mo Costandi, a developmental neurobiologist
The Primate Diaries – Notes on science, politics, and history from a primate in the human zoo
Terra Sigillata – David J Kroll’s blog on a variety of topics
Not exactly rocket science – National Geographic
Grad Hacker – The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences
James Hayton PhD – Advice for grad students and writing
Thesis Whisperer – A  blog dedicated to the topic of writing a thesis
Bad Science – A blog by Dr. Ben Goldacre about unpicking the misuse of science and statistics by journalists, politicians, quacks, drug companies, and more
Signals – Stem cells and regenerative medicine

Job Advice for PhDs and Postdocs

Cheeky Scientist – Resource for PhDs looking to go into industry
Career Education – Resources from Columbia University for your job search
UNC Chapel Hill – Resources from UNC Chapel Hill for your job search
PhDs at work – A network of PhDs working across industries

Podcasts

Freakonomics  –  Host Stephen Dubner has surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature
Radiolab –  It covers all kinds of interesting topics, guided by its central theme of scientific curiosity

Useful Research Tools

Semantic Scholar  – Alternative search engine to Pubmed.gov
Antibodypedia –  A searchable resource reporting primary data, publications, and commentary on publicly available antibodies
Statistics for Biologists – A resource about stats for researchers from Nature

Things to do in Tübingen

Rock Climbing  –  B12, Paul Horn-Arena, Uni Sport

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