Confronting Sexual Harassment in Chemistry
Sexual harassment can take a toll on a person’s physical health and even derail a chemist’s career. There are many different justifiable reasons why students are hesitant to report these issues and how often they are placed in these situations.
Hindsight is 2020: What I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Ph.D.
A Ph.D. chemist reflects on her time in graduate school. She uses her personal experiences to give advice to current and future graduate students.
How to Break Down Cultural and Language Barriers in the Lab (adapted from C&EN)
Although research groups today are more diverse, cultural separation still exists especially with language.
The Chemistry of Culture: Studying in a Foreign Country
Chemistry is universal around the globe but you may not be prepared for how different the culture surrounding chemistry could be. Read about some of the challenges you may encounter while studying in a foreign country and how you can overcome them.
When You Need a Mentor
Who is a mentor? What do they do? Learn about how to find a mentor, and what to expect from a mentor-mentee relationship.