Five reasons to be Tweeting at SfE BES

SfE BES 2015 (RGB)Love it or hate it, Twitter can really help you get more out of your conference. Here are our top five ways, from the Society for Endocrinology communications team. Happy Tweeting! (and don’t forget the hashtag #SfEBES15 !)

1. Meet fellow delegatesTWITTER

It’s networking – but online. Meet that colleague who’s active in your field, or find your next career opportunity, Twitter is a great way to introduce yourself before you meet in person. Continue reading “Five reasons to be Tweeting at SfE BES”

Five tips for applying to medical school

Society member Seb Shaw is probably not your typical medical student. Currently studying for a Masters degree at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, he’s keen to dispel myths and give a little insight into the real world of medicine. Here are his five top tips for applying to med school….

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Women in endocrinology: hints and tips

The latest issue of The Endocrinologist explores some of the issues facing women in endocrinology. As an addendum to her article ‘Addressing the Challenges’, Anna Crown imparts her ‘hints and tips for those in the thick of it’…

Choosing a partner

When I got married, the vicar alluded to a panel on the Bayeux tapestry.  The text states that ‘the bishop comforted the troops’, whilst the illustration shows the bishop with a big pointy spear, prodding the troops out into battle.  This, he said, was a true interpretation of the term ‘comfort’ in the context of marriage; that each partner should encourage the other to take on new challenges.  This is important.  Pick a partner to ‘comfort’ you, but not one who deep down is looking for a ‘traditional wife’ (whatever their protestations). Continue reading “Women in endocrinology: hints and tips”