Cultural Lunch – Insider’s Guide to Turkey

On Friday, May 28, we travelled to Turkey during our Cultural Lunch brown bag series with BLPA Co-chair Gözde Barım from the Energy Storage & Distributed Resources Division to discover mesmerizing landscapes, mind-blowing food, magical lands, magnificent historic monuments and more! You can watch Gözde’s presentation here, and find slide decks here. …

Mental Health Workshop

On Friday, April 30th 2021, Mary Huff from Dragonfly Mental Health conducted a workshop on mental health in social isolation. The workshop consisted of a presentation from the speaker followed by a discussion with the audience. Here is a video recording of the presentation for the benefit of those who …

Postdoc to Postdoc: Creating Personal Webpage

On Friday, October 4th, Ludovico Bianchi from the Computational Research Division lead a brown bag: yournamehere.com; A Busy Scientist’s Guide to Creating a Personal Webpage. The talk provided an outline of the steps needed to create a personal webpage from a scientist’s perspective, starting from a brief introduction on key concepts of web development aimed to shed …

Postdoc to Postdoc: a peer-to-peer mentoring conversation!

We launched a new peer-to-peer mentoring activity! Last Wednesday, Louise Lassalle, a postdoc in the Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging Division, shared her personal experience with the green-card application process. Do you have an idea for the postdoc-to-postdoc talk topic? Do you want to share your personal experience? Contact us! …

Game of Divisions

For the National Postdoc Appreciation Week, we are organizing the Game of divisions, where each division is represented by a postdoc, who will represent his house for the control of the Iron Stool. The talks will be 3min long, and the jury will be led by lab director Mike Witherell, …