“Interesting and Unpublished” Is Equivalent to “Non-existent”

As you may know, this quotation is taken from ‘Whitesides' Group: Writing a Paper’. As such, I would like to introduce a short essay by Prof. George M. Whitesides, who is one of the most famous chemists in the world. Indeed, Whitesides has written more than 1,300 papers and owned over 160 issued patents. His … Continue reading “Interesting and Unpublished” Is Equivalent to “Non-existent”

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Solvay workshop on “Chiral symmetry breaking at molecular level” – Brussels, 28-30 November 2018

Chances are that you have most likely already seen the picture below if your background is related to either chemistry of physics, or if you’re interested in science in general! Very famous indeed is this group picture of the Solvay Conference on Physics of 1927 (held in Brussels every year), where leading physicists such as … Continue reading Solvay workshop on “Chiral symmetry breaking at molecular level” – Brussels, 28-30 November 2018

CORE Family

A year has gone by for being part of the CORE Family. I emphasized on the word family as it entails the true spirit of life. Our CORE group consists of 15 researchers of different academic and social backgrounds that are working together with academic and industrial experts of this project. This makes it quite … Continue reading CORE Family

Conference report ~Symposium on Molecular chirality in Japan~

I travelled to the Symposium on Molecular Chirality in Chiba in Japan from 10th to 12th May 2018, feeling very enthusiastic to learn about the latest scientific advances from Japanese community on the chirality at the conference. Although the conference is a domestic annual event in Japan, approximately 200 researchers in the field of organic … Continue reading Conference report ~Symposium on Molecular chirality in Japan~

A taste of industry: interacting with the network’s partners

One of the pillars of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions is to provide Europe’s next experts in various fields. Aside from his or her PhD project, an Early Stage Researcher is also granted the opportunity to partake in multiple summer schools and workshops, providing the additional training and knowledge needed to become a true professional. The … Continue reading A taste of industry: interacting with the network’s partners

Guest Blog: “Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears and never regrets”

Doing a PhD is extremely challenging work. At times so challenging that one could start wondering why we put ourselves through so much difficulty, endless days and nights reading, writing and revising publications, stressing over failed lab experiments, rejected articles and the occasional negative feedback from our peers. And all of that while we attempt … Continue reading Guest Blog: “Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears and never regrets”