Another thoughtful blog by Weekademia. Good suff.
“Been there, done that.” #2
‘Been there, done that’ posts are where I share experiences, mistakes, life lessons and advice primarily for students and early career researchers.
“Conferences can be terrible.”
I have been there, done that. I have been the awkward poster tube hauling lonely academic wondering who on Earth will come and visit my poster and who I can find to have lunch with. Whilst I agree there is room for improvement in conference organisation and social events etc., I am not sure the traditional academic conference format is entirely to blame. In hindsight, I could have been more proactive to make the most of those early awkward conferences. So whilst we wait for innovative improvements (and I hope they come), here are…
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