Dismal science

Apr 18, 2012




Science recently published answers to the question, ‘What is your definition of a successful scientist?”. I couldn’t read anymore after seeing this one

…Today’s successful scientist is an effective manager, a shrewd technocrat, and a learned businessman who knows not only how to generate but also how to sell his science.… A successful scientist has the ability to make sense of all this data, and can even take the findings of a failed experiment and include them in the next grant application.…

It is why the best science was done in a Patent Office

Post by Jonathan Rees

Clinical academic and skin watcher at the University of Edinburgh

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