Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, IAA-CSIC
Are you prepared to get dreamed success in scientifc career that you begin now? Read this important guide (2006) to show the best of yourself and everything near you.
Guide for PhD students (and post-docs) aiming for a successful career in science.
(PDF File, 164 KB) (This document is from Queensland Institute of Medical Research, QIMR, but is recommended for general use.)
How to be a good Graduate student, by Marie des Jardins. Healthy advises for PhD advisors. There is a specific section for women.
How to Be a Good Graduate Student
Simple and clear guide for some general aspects you should know for begin your PhD.
A personal approach to research in Astrophysics
, by Coe Miller. (PDF File, 76 KB)
Advises about how to write scientific paper by un astrophysic.
Advice on writing a scientific paper
, by Chris Sterken. (PDF File, 76 KB)
A balanced vision about men and women in science. You must read it.
Men, Women, and Ghosts in Science
, by Peter A. Lawrence. (
Nice ideas and resources, at very different levels, realted with astrophysical Thesis writing process.
Resources for the ambitious undergraduate or beginning graduate researcher in astronomy & astrophysics
Interesting note, published by Nature, about PhD survival. (
The spanish physic and Príncipe de Asturias Award, Pedro Miguel Etxenique, gives
advises for young scientist
(2007 January Newsletter, number 3 of BBVA Foundation.
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