EU science chief: msg to academics and policymakers

CaSE  held its annual lecture last night with a most prominent speaker: the EU Chief Scientific Adviser to President J.M. Barroso. In addition to an invigorating talk about European scientific excellence and her role in promoting it, Prof Anne Glover had clear messages to the scientific and policymaking communities. Science in part of our CULTURE. […]

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For myself, I hardly remember what interviews are like. Except not fun. Having had a relaxing 4-5  months since the last time I was thus evaluated, I have actively immersed myself in the world of work partly forgetting that the time will again come to tackle the bull by its horns. Lucy Kellaway writes again […]

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“Ei puhu eikä pussaa”

The title of this entry is exceptionally in Finnish due to the nature of the topic. It translates into “doesn’t speak, doesn’t kiss”. This is traditionally (or archaically) attributed to Finnish men. This writing comes from a rather different perspective. As a mother to one young “Finnish man”, I am astonished it has turned out […]

Good enough is plenty!

Both in sushi and in cycling – and in almost every other area – we celebrate freakish success. Lucy Kellaway writes again a winner column in the FT. This is all about being good enough in terms of achievement, working hard for it, and remaining sane at the same time. We hand out gold medals […]