Rock Your Research with Chris Jones
About This Show
Rock Your Research is a podcast created for you, the graduate student. If you are looking for inspiration, community, and actionable advice then we have you covered. Each episode brings you an amazing researcher, who shares their journey. They talk about their biggest struggles and worst and best moments as graduate students. They also talk about their current career and the path they took to get there. The MINDFUL MINUTES ends the show with awesome resources that the researcher uses to stay productive and motivated. So join us on this journey and prepare to rock your research.
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028: Ivan struggled with focusing on a research area but found his research at the intersection of his two areas of passion biology and astronomy and landed an amazing postdoc at NASA.
Feb 9 16
Ivan struggled with focusing on a research area but found his research at the intersection of his two areas of passion biology and astronomy and landed an amazing postdoc at NASA.
Ivan is a postdoctoral fellow at the NASA Ames Research Center. His research is related to the evolution of radiation resistance in organisms. To learn more about Ivan and his research visit his NASA profile page.
Focusing on one area of interest.
Not having a good relationship with his adviser.
Getting into his PhD program.
Mindful Minutes Segment
Habit: To do lists to manage tasks
Book: Faster Than the Speed of Light: The Story of a Scientific Speculation by Joao Magueijo
Productivity Tool: Mendeley
Best Advice: Respect your results.
Hobbies: Soccer, bike, watch m ovies, and play chess
Alternative PhD study: Astronomy
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