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A Mentor/Mentee Perspective – Paul Wood

A Mentor/Mentee Perspective – Paul Wood & Pece Kocovski

The Mentee Perspective: Pece Kocovski I would like to share with you some of my experience with the IMNIS program. I recently entered the Kelly Services Future Scientist Award for 2018. It involved submitting an application along with a phone screening interview. I was then accepted as one of 8 student finalists. The students chosen […]

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The Mentor-Mentee Perspective

The Mentor-Mentee Perspective

Mentee – Nick Liau In 2015 I was part of the IMNIS pilot program as a second-year medical research PhD student at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Before starting my PhD, I had worked in the corporate world, so I’d always had a vague idea that I might be able to apply these complementary […]

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CSL Tour – Sam Keenan

CSL Tour – Sam Keenan

I am a 3rd year PhD student at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, where my focus lies on the genetic mechanisms regulating muscle generation, using the zebrafish and various shark species as my models. Before PhD, my undergraduate experience was also genetics and developmental biology, providing a strong background in academic science. In my experience, […]

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Hiring a PhD, why not?

Hiring a PhD, why not?

Having recently commenced in the role of Communications and Policy Manager at the Energy and Water Ombudsman (Victoria) (EWOV), I was impressed with the access I had to EWOV’s data and the way it was being presented to me for the purposes of influencing policy outcomes and driving effective communications. It was then I learned […]

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IMNIS mentees visit the new CSL labs

IMNIS mentees visit the new CSL labs

A morning at CSL Often when speaking to academia about industry, the conversation is inhibited by walls of scepticism and biased judgements. I was once guilty of that. Not long ago, someone told me, ‘The people from the industry are really nice.’ I was not convinced at all. Since joining the CCRM Australia-IMNIS International Mentoring […]

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