I couldn´t help feeling a little disillusioned about getting ahead in science. It seems that networking, having the right friends, is important wherever you go, in any field. And it sometimes results in being the final factor beyond qualification and ability. Professors get authorship in more publications just because they form a collaboration with some people even though they actually haven´t done any of the work for that study. The scientific community isn´t deviod of human nature. I don´t know what made me expect it to be. It will be a challenge to be in it without falling in line with these kinds of shortcuts. Let´s see what the following years throw my way.
A beautiful night has passed, don´t know when you will come
The seasons of the world have changed, don´t know when you will come
I’ve always found this song very hauntingly romantic. Nooru murai piranthaalum nooru murai iranthaalum Unai pirinthu vegu thooram naan oru naalum povathillai Ulagaththin kanngalile uruvangal marainthaalum Ondraana ullangal orunaalum maraivathillai Even if I’m born a hundred times, and die a hundred times, I am not away from you for even a day Even if in … [Read more…]
It is perhaps important to differentiate the various meaning that we refer to when we say the word love. Often ‘love’ is used in the place of a more suitable word. I do love Roger Federer, but it would be more appropriate to say I greatly admire his tennis, respect him for his attitude towards family, … [Read more…]