“Ten Commandments for Being a Successful Scientist” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Dr. Darren Griffin, Professor of Genetics at the University of Kent, UK.
Some believe the successful were simply “lucky,” but what is luck? Luck, some define, is when preparation meets opportunity. And many weary scientists have wondered how to find that opportunity. Look no further – join ACS Webinars™ and our speaker, Professor Darren Griffin, of the University of Kent, UK, as he reveals ten essential keys to proactively create that opportunity and define your scientific success!
What You Will Learn
- How to recognize opportunity when it knocks on the door
- How to choose an effective network
- How to position yourself to an audience who will listen
- How to have the courage to turn and walk away when it doesn’t work
- And much more…
Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Darren Griffin, PhD is Professor of Genetics at the University of Kent, UK. Previously he was Professor of Genetics at Brunel University. In 2002, he was admitted as a fellow of the Society of Biology and in 2008 he was awarded both a fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists and Doctor of Science from the University of Manchester. He was awarded the Institutional Teaching Prize for his work in supervising graduate students and was recently shortlisted for Research Project of the Year by the Times Higher Education supplement. Dr. Griffin completed his post-doctoral research in Cleveland, Ohio and at The University of Cambridge. He received his PhD at University College London in 1992, graduated from the University of Manchester in 1988.
- Nature blog post on Darren Griffin’s Ten Commandments
The Fine Print
ACS Webinars™ does not endorse any products or services. The views expressed in this presentation are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the American Chemical Society.