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How to do science

How to be successful


Career development

It is never to early to think about what you'd like to do in the future! This is true at any stage in your training or career. Critical (re-)evaluation of skills, goals and gaps allows for better planning and ultimately better job and happiness prospects. Take it seriously!!!


Work-life balance & mental health

As an undergraduate, graduate student or postdoc, as exciting a time as this is, you will face stress, frustration and deception. Your passion for science can suck up all your time and wack your physical and mental health out of balance. This can lead to a downward spiral out of which comes no good. Yes, grad school / postdoc work is hard, don't let it destroy you. So here are a few tips to avoid that in the first place. For Queen's students, please consider contacting Student Wellness Services if you feel you could use some help...

Resources for organizing a scientific project

  • [1] How to keep your research projects organized, part 1: folder structure
  • [2] Setting up an Organised Folder Structure for Research Projects
  • [3] Organising your data
  • [4] OSF Guidelines
  • [5] A Quick Guide to Organizing Computational Biology Projects
  • [6] Evernote: Note taking app
  • [7] Trello: Collaborate and share notes
  • [8] Good enough practices for scientific computing

Teaching resources