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The 12th Biomedical Research into ME Colloquium - possibly the best yet
More interest from researchers than ever - justifying resources used/commitment given to make it work
@YoungEmerg @euromeresearch @EUROMEALL
#mecfs #brmec12 #iimec15 #YEMERG03 #EMERG23 #research #cpd
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@YoungEmerg @euromeresearch @EUROMEALL Thanks to #BRMEC12 delegates from around the world coming together in a friendly atmosphere of 2 days/3 evenings of collaborative and productive discussions.
@YoungEmerg @euromeresearch @EUROMEALL
#mecfs #brmec12 #iimec15 #YEMERG03 #EMERG23 #research #cpd
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@YoungEmerg @euromeresearch @EUROMEALL Thanks especially to speakers and our amazing colloquium session chairs from @euromeresearch and @YoungEmerg
Many known collaborations formed -
@YoungEmerg @euromeresearch @EUROMEALL
#mecfs #brmec12 #iimec15 #YEMERG03 #EMERG23 #research #cpd
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My long overdue tweet-through of @ONC_HealthIT's #HTI1 rule begins.
Highlights: Certification has new requirements for decision support, patient demographics, and observation and electronic case reporting (eCR), + updates to USCDI. #HTI1
The TOC provides more highlights: B. Summary of Major Provisi...
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Meet the Author: Alexandra Beckett (@itsalexbeckett), a PhD candidate and #ECR from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital @StJudeResearch @stjudegraduate, is 1st author of “CD47 expression is critical for CAR T cell survival in vivo”, recently published in #JITC! 1/7 Image
She was inspired to become a researcher to combine her drive to constantly learn with her desire to make a positive impact in the world by developing novel cancer therapies. 2/7 Image
She is most excited about cell and gene therapy, and would like to work as an R&D scientist to someday contribute to the development of a new therapy that helps someone. 3/7
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🚨🌊Are you ready for the Thursday thread 🧵of job #opportunities for early-career #scientists in marine and #ocean #Science?


Look down there!👇

#ECR #PhDchat #PhDjobs #ScienceJobs #PostDoc #Academictwitter #Internships #Researcher
🚨🌊@giulia_ghedini lab at @IGCiencia in Lisbon is recruiting a postdoc ( and offering a research fellowship (master required) ( to work on metabolic adaptation in phytoplankton communities

🚨Deadline: 31st Jan
🚨PhD opportunity!

5-year teaching & research studentship at
@PlymUni with @DrSimonIngram and @ClareEmbling studying #cetacean #abundance, #distribution and exposure to #shippingnoise joint with @CefasNoise…

📢Deadline: 26th Jan
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Dear #hr in #niin #ksom #usc, I know you are busy,but could you spend 8 mins on my emails pls? I sent 6 emails from April to June, and called you every day this week, but I didn’t get any reply. #neuroscience EAD will be expired at 07/10😩@USC @KeckMedUSC @KECKSchool_USC @USCNIIN ImageImageImageImage
Thanks,friends in #twitter in #niin,#ksom, #usc, in #neuroscience, #neuroimaging, #neuroradiology. I really appreciate your support. I got the email this afternoon. It’s my fault. Even leave, leave with pride, grace, and gratitude, no regret. The 4 yrs will be the best memory in Image
my life, although it is also the hardest 4 yrs. Hope other colleagues could take my lessons, and prepare everything earlier in the future.
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Thread: Appearances with right-wing populists and on TV: ex-#Frontex head Fabrice #Leggeri is causing trouble in the EU border protection agency. He even sneaked back into his old office for a video conference. Frontex threatens ex-director Leggeri with legal consequences. 1/x Image
2/x Actually, #Frontex thought it was rid of Fabrice Leggeri. At the end of April, the Frenchman was pressured to resign from his post as head of Frontex because he had covered up the #Greek refugee #pushbacks in the #Aegean.
3/x His contract was terminated and he was to vacate the office at the agency's headquarters in #Warsaw. But Fabrice Leggeri apparently can't quite let go. While the leadership of the #EU border management agency met last week in #Paris for a supervisory board meeting,
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As someone who knows nothing about cars, I weirdly enjoyed watching #DriveToSurvive on #Netflix, the #FormulaOne docuseries 🏎🏎🏎

I found some interesting parallels with my experiences as an #ECR.

Let me explain...

#AMPlify2022 @AusMusPsySoc @AcademicChatter #ECRchat

Before we get started, I acknowledge my privilege as an academic with ongoing employment.

I acknowledge many ECRs will face additional challenges I haven't covered in this thread. Feel free to add your own observations 😊

OK, "LET'S GO!" (that's an F1 rallying cry, btw!)
🏎 F1 drivers are persistent.

What's the best for ECRs way to emulate them?

Keep showing up, especially in the face of failure:

• pick yourself up after disappointment
• don't let negative feedback derail you
#KeepPushing (a hashtag borrowed from the #F1 world!)
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And #ECRday2022 is off! We're kicking off with a panel on 'The Early Career Journey' with a team of @qub_belfast experts. Before we get started: some housekeeping! Thanks are due to @DNIRE1, Alice at @QUBPostdoc & @WrayRamona for being so amazingly helpful & supportive 🙏
@DNIRE1 @QUBPostdoc @WrayRamona We also need to thank @QUBResearchPol for the funding that enabled us to pay all our speakers & chairs: only right to reward their time, expertise & generosity!
@DNIRE1 @QUBPostdoc @WrayRamona @QUBResearchPol Speaking of chairs, today we are in the hands of @J_O_McCullough, who is a @nbcdtp PhD Candidate at @ModLangs_QUB. Image
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As a member of @ScienceAU, Victoria's Science Society supports the #research sector's ten pledges, seeking commitments from candidates for the Australian Federal #Election2022. Let's run through them all, shall we? #auspol #ausvotes #AusVotes2022
Let's punch *at* our weight in #research funding, at least. It's a matter of investing in our brainpower as a resource for other sectors to draw on, & sustain tertiary #education as one of major exports. #auspol #ausvotes #AusVotes2022
We argue #research #translation is about "bench to #community" - #industry is a big part of that. Public funding established a world class research sector, but the private sector is where we need to build capacity to benefit from that resource. #auspol #ausvotes #AusVotes2022
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New launch! Starting today, @awscloud #AppRunner services can communicate with private endpoints hosted in your VPCs. Simply create a VPC connector by specifying subnet(s) and security group(s) to control egress access from your service to your VPC. /1…
If you are not already familiar with AWS #AppRunner, here is a mini thread with useful links to get started. It is easy to get a secure, auto-scaled, highly-available web app running within a few minutes: /2
#AppRunner is built on #ECS #Fargate. VPC connectors are a new, simple, secure and scalable option for your containers to privately access your VPCs in Fargate, exposed in #AppRunner. /3
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What is in the background of the #Lega-#PiS fallout?
#Lega is divided on the question what should be the party's future direction. There is a growing support for heading to #EPP, which puts pressure on @matteosalvinimi, who is otherwise very pragmatic in this question.
So #Salvini has more options and leeway than his #RadicalRight counterparts, but he also needs palpable results what he can present for his constituency.
Allegedly there was an agreement between #Lega & #PiS (or at least that was Lega's communication in the 🇮🇹 media) that #PiS and some of its #ECR allies will join #ID, and that will be the formal and procedural way to forge a single new #RadicalRight political group in the 🇪🇺.
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We’re off: #ECRday2021 is a go! I’d like to thank @QUBelfast & @UKRI_News for the financial support today. I’m hugely grateful to @SophcoCooper's technical support & @QUBPostdoc for wisdom + advice! The programme for today is here:… 🧵 of the day below...
Thanks to @SophcoCooper for the tech assistance today! As well as being a whizz with tech, she's a scholar of the Irish diaspora. She writes on migration, gender, religion and space. See more here: She also runs: #IrishStudies
Our first panel of #ECRday2021 is on ‘Postdoctoral Fellowships on Projects’. We’ll hear from @comyn_scomyn & @AMFoster_ about the challenges, processes and joys of working on group projects as a #postdoc in the arts, humanities & social sciences. #ECRchat #PhDchat #Academia
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We are kicking of #arthistoryPDD with a welcome address by our chair @GursimOberoi who speaks to the challenges the past year has presented to the professional development of #phd students and #ecr researchers
Research has been put on hold following the closure of libraries, archives and museums; fellowships have been postponed or, in some cases, cancelled; publications delayed; and, in many cases, our projects have been reframed and remoulded as a result of the pandemic.
Many of us have paused our work to support our loved ones or volunteered to support the local community. We have vigorously adapted our way of teaching turning to online and hybrid delivery to guide and advise our students.
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Today I read:
In Search of Shifting and Emergent Librarian Identities: A Philosophical Approach to the Librarian Identity Problem,…

Librarian Identity is something I think about a lot and this paper helped add some critical perspective and insight.
Today I read
Feminist Co-Mentoring: A Model for Academic Professional Development,
A good approach to mentoring, I hope to work this way w peers
"Thus, the goal of co-mentoring is the development of the whole person, not simply [their] intellectual side"
Today I read:
Why your anxiety might also be a superpower, via @thesiswhisperer.
As a professional staff member in research support who does a lot of cross-bound work, I deeply feel Role Ambiguity.
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Lets look how #FASTag is well coordinated for a single agenda - sale of public funded highways to global finance and select interests (who may/may not fund electoral bonds).

Also, a side look on how Federalism is being eaten for breakfast by @CMOTamilNadu #Loot #Alert #Thread
If you own a car / transport business, #FASTag would have been the new #Aadhaar for you with incessant messages / deadlines for mandatory #FASTag et al.

There is lot more to #FASTag than just convinience - Read…

Infrastructure financing, Surveillance etc
The 25 odd years of highway development in India, has seen many different models.

The age old one being - state (Central / State govt) building (and maintaining) highways with its own money from its budget. This is called 'Publicly Funded Highways'
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Update. Publishers may choose English because it's a lingua franca for science, intelligible to a larger audience. Or they may do it to increase their #JIF. (And of course the two motives may be related.) Research from Brazil.…
Update. Confirmation that writing outside your native language (unless you are extremely proficient) triggers linguistic bias from native speakers.…
1/ Update. Most email solicitations from predatory journals use weak English. This study confirms my experience.…

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What's it like being an #ECR #WomanInSTEM?

Well, apparently it's acceptable for senior male colleagues to create your CV, fake a personal statement (getting your research field and degree dates wrong), and then submit to a funding agency.

Without ever discussing it with you.
Yep, this is real.

I only found out when the funders asked if I would be resubmitting my application that wasn't funded in February.

I had to ask them to send it to me to work out who it was behind it!
Update: it has been reported institutionally, and the funder is also aware it was a disingenuous application. We'll see what happens...

And thank you to everyone who has reached out and offered support over this, it is very much appreciated!
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Who wants to see the #Diversity data for @STFC_Matters, that was released by @UKRI_News last week?

The full data release is here, so if you want to see anything for yourself, go ahead:…
@STFC_Matters funds research & training into astronomy, particle physics, space & planetary sciences & nuclear physics. This is important because @ukhesa only report STFC as #physics – it’s so much more!

STFC have a #equality & #diversity statement here:…
So, let’s start with @STFC_Matters #ethnicity data.

Worth noting that @UKRI_News collate three categories; ethnic minority, white, not disclosed.

We can’t separate out different ethnicity, which is a problem in itself. Image
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Attention subducters! 12 part THREAD on our new @VoiLA_NERC paper in @Nature, led by @Cooper_geo. TL;DR? Not all #subduction zones recycle water the same way & #LesserAntilles recycling changes in time and space [1/12]
So how did the @VoiLA_NERC team, funded by @NERCScience, use boron isotopes to show that water subducted by the #Atlantic Plate is directly linked to volcanic and earthquake activity in the #Antilles? [2/12] Title and abstract of Cooper et al (2020) paper in Nature
@VoiLA_NERC is tracking #water right through the #Antilles subduction zone. We chose this site because it contrasts with the much better studied Pacific margins [3/12]… Block schematic diagram of Antilles subduction zone
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As an #ECR scientist + mum to 2 kids -who have been lucky enough to attend #EarlyYears #childcare @UNSW since they were babies- I have felt devastated + heartbroken since @UNSW announced they were closing one of these amazing centres centres and privatising the rest 1/6
The unique university-run model enabled these centres to become *literal* centres of early childhood excellence, where places are highly coveted 👉🏻… 2/6
#UNSWEarlyYears reputation is such that I eagerly put my 1st kid on the waitlist when I was 5months pregnant, & was lucky+grateful to get a spot 1.5y later. Our kids have since been cared for by educators who have been @UNSW #EarlyYears for 20yrs - unheard-of continuity! 🙌🏻 3/6
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It's finally out
Our Ten Simple Rules article in @PLOSCompBiol
With awesome cartoons from @redpenblackpen…

In which we emphasize management and leadership skills as being key
#ECR #ecrchat #academic #research
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Best software and suggestions to prepare a #poster presentation

my summary of the 80 answers received from @AcademicChatter community for the #sciencetwitter

Prepare popcorn, it's detailed but long 1/9, you can also just read the doc attached
#scicomm #STEM #phdchat
@AcademicChatter Tips 1/2
Set up a slide w/ dimensions you plan print
Keep things simpler than you first imagine
Make sure all writing can be read from no less 3-4 feet away
Use projector to test and final proofread before printing
Best posters can be digested in 2-3 minutes
Add QR code to share
@AcademicChatter Tips 2/2
Ask students for feedback
Ask someone from outside ur field for feedback
Add Twitter handle
Use online template and start adding your stuff
Start from a template that senior members of your lab have used
Submit a week before conference
Give yourself 2-3 days to print
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The new year begins and I usher into a scientific journey where I shall be challenging myself with scientific quest and reviewing a scientific article/blog/interview/technique or facts on a daily basis. (or at least try😉) #365DaysOfScience
Let the journey begin.
The most cited article (over 300,000 times) is the @jbiolchem paper for a technique to estimate protein concentration in a solution. The paper is "Protein measurement with the folin phenol reagent".
Image: @nature Image
Yes, the classic Lowry's method was published in May 1951. This is a colourimetric assay which gives an estimation of the amount of protein based on a standard curve obtained from a protein of known concentration (usually BSA).
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New paper out today which explores four different functional hypotheses about why people help look after someone else's child in the Agta.…
We explore the (non-competing) roles of kin selection, reciprocity, learning-to-mother and costly signalling in direct childcare, measured with 1.5 meter proximity
Downside of proximity is that you lose detail about the type of interaction, but using proximity measures meant we had a much larger sample size and (perhaps more importantly) time sample compared to focal follows.
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