Choose The First E-book for PhD Students

Tell Me the topic you want to read in my upcoming e-book for PhD students I am crafting my first (paid) e-book for PhD students. You might have seen a note on the sidebar of this site. And I want your feedback on exactly which kind of topic you want me to write for you. So [...]

Write For Us: Guidelines For Writing A Guest Post For Next Scientist

I heard you want to write a guest post for Next Scientist. These are great news! Please, take some time to read theses guidelines for writing a guest post. In short the process is like this, you pitch by email your idea for a guest post and if I like it I will ask you [...]

Are You Reading These 17 Science Blogs? You Should

These days everybody keeps asking “If you could only read 17 science blogs which would you choose?”  so I decided to address this issue by sharing my favorite science blogs. If you are not already reading them, start today. A science blog can be many things, from the rants of a frustrated PhD student to the award [...]

Resources For Digital Scientists

You are a scientist. You want to use a science blog and social media to get exposure and promote your science. You believe that being a digital scientist is the best way to progress in your scientific career. These resources for digital scientists will help you to achieve that. [note color="#fbefef"] Disclaimer Some of these [...]

How Writing A Science Blog Saved My PhD

People ask for the benefits of writing a science blog before deciding if it makes sense to write one. Some say a science blog gives you exposure. Others would like to hear that they will write more publications thanks to their blog. If now I look back, I can see a clear benefit of running [...]

Science Blog and Scientists – Oil and Water?

Facebook and the Social Media Trinity, Blogging, LinkedIn and Twitter clearly have no place in science. Science has got on just fine over the years without any intervention from blogs or social media. If anything, they are more of a distraction. What is a science blog anyway, an online diary? Mindless entertainment? What possible use [...]

9 Reasons Why Running A Science Blog Is Good For You

Have you ever wondered why some crazy scientists waste their time writing a science blog instead of more papers? I am not talking about people whose job is science communication or science journalism. I am talking about regular scientists like you or me. And these guys are no fools, so there must be something behind [...]