Athene Donald: Embedding the People in our Labs

More and more I’m finding that it’s the people, rather than the equipment that makes a lab, so re-blogging this wonderful piece by Athene Donald:

Scientists are people, they have emotions and they interact with their peers, their students, their professors….and indeed the public. Sometimes, however, scientists are represented as interacting with little more than glassware or white lab coats. We can be perceived as living in a hermetically sealed bubble of our own construction occasionally churning out papers which…

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