This podcast presents you with another brand new profile at the GSLS – Translational Life Sciences (TLS) profile. Spiros Pachis talks to Sanne de Jong, who is the coordinator of this profile and to Joshua Elford, one the students, who chose this profile and is about to finish it. Interested to learn more about the TLS profile? You may find all the details about this profile in this podcast.
Are you dreaming about academic career? It is very useful to hear the experiences of daily professional life of a principal investigator from a person, who actually has undergone this pathway. Learn about a great example of outstanding academic career in the conversation of a GSLS student and Radio Life Sciences team member Zuzanne Altmann with Prof. Dr. Elly Hol (UMC Utrecht, department of Translational Neuroscience).
The book recommendation is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.
The Communication profile aims to teach students to make all kinds of knowledge accessible and useful for target audiences. Learn more about this very special and popular GSLS profile.
An exploration of the brand new Life Sciences and Society profile for the GSLS students: a talk with its coordinator Gisela van der Velden and one of the students – Elisa Ballan
This is an episode which broadens your horizon. You will learn not only what career services do for the GSLS students, but also whether there has been a shift in the career prospects of our students and what the career options of a master’s student are if s/he does not want to pursue research career in the future.
The book recommendations of our guests are: “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” by Rachel Joyce, “Je bent was je doet” by Roos Vonk (currently, only in Dutch), and “Millennium ” by Stieg Larsson.
Are you curious to get to know those, who are standing behind creating these podcasts? We, the team members of the Radio Life Sciences, introduce ourselves in this trailer. Check it out to learn more about us!
You will learn about the new and innovative course – Food 4 health and safety. It starts right now at the GSLS. It is a collaboration between the Dutch Ministry of Defence, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, UMC Utrecht and three Dutch universities. Vivian Hageman talks to Michelle Gerbrands and Maartje van Reedt Dortland – the coordinators of this course. The episode was edited by Zuzanna Altmann.
Michelle’s book recommendation is: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Harari Yuval Noah. Maartje recommends to our listeners to watch a documentary on Netflix “A Life on Our Planet” by David Attenborough.
In this episode, Gijs and Anastasia talk to the chair of the Life Sciences Representatives (LSR). The LSR represents the interests and rights of all Master’s students of the Graduate School of Life Sciences at Utrecht University. How has the LSR become a huge success? What are the directions of their work? Let’s listen to Jitte to get the answers.
A book recommendation from Jitte: Zeitoun – a nonfiction book written by Dave Eggers.
Why would you want to reach out to an academic counsellor? Get to know Desley van der Zande and Jaco de Fockert-Koefoed closer! Get inspired by their non-linear career trajectories towards their profession, their vision on their mission in their work with students and the ideas on happiness.
Book recommendations of this episode: “I am Pilgrim” by Terry Hayes, “Socrates op sneakers” by Elke Wiss, “The Painted Bird” by Jerzy Kosiński.
Interview with our GSLS International Officers Tamar Aprahamian and Nadine Nonnekes about the UU policy for travelling abroad and more. Who are they, what drives them, and which books do they recommend to you?