Talking about making informed decisions…

Second post for the @GlamSci series, this time about evidence and making informed decisions.


15723503_10154718354972040_117433556554005873_o.jpg I admit, I’m a sucker for a good motivational quote. Especially in January. Image from @visual.dialogue

If there are only a couple of things you’ll remember from my blog series, I want one of them to be that just because you studied science, it doesn’t mean you have to work in a lab. Second, it’s okay to change your mind about what you want to study/work in as time goes (unless you want to go into medicine that needs a bit more planning and commitment). Very few decisions made at the age of 18 are wise or well-informed (I can say that because I’ve been there). We pick a course because it is vaguely in the direction of our interest, or what we think our interest is. I thought I’d be a biomedical scientist  and I ‘decided’ that without having even been in a lab! Having said that, some of…

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