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Eight career tips from Nobel Laureates

13/10/2021 08:11 AM | Click to read full article

From the beginning of our careers, we receive pieces of advice: ‘follow your dreams’, ‘be curious’, ‘think outside the box’, ‘realize your ambitions’. Scientists deal more often with frustrations and challenges than with dreams and rewards.

When this writer found himself in a position to give advice to students after his PhD, he turned his attention towards the scientists who have come closest to realizing their fairy tales by receiving the most coveted award they could hope for, a Nobel prize.