“With great privilege comes great responsibility,” Head of Single Molecule Science (SMS), Katharina Gaus recently shared her ideals thoughts on what makes a great research centre and what culture we want at SMS.
To say that 2020 was challenging is an understatement – but we rallied. Our Business Strategy Manager, Rom Bouveret wrote a piece for Science Careers about how we remained connected by keeping our focus on the wins, no matter how small. Sharing good news regularly helped lift our spirits, and kept us connected during lockdown,... Continue Reading →
By making science outreach more accessible, to share our love for research with people from the Deaf and Blind communities, we learnt to communicate more effectively, and gained new appreciation for people in these communities. Last month, the research students and staff at Single Molecule Science (SMS) hosted an interactive science expo designed to engage... Continue Reading →
As the year starts to wind up, the youngest members of Single Molecule Science get away for some bonding and well earned rest. This November SEAMS hosted another of our annual retreats. Together 21 Honours students, PhDs, interns and post-docs travelled to Twin Falls for our 2019 adventure. Surrounded by the inland Aussie bush, we... Continue Reading →
On International Women’s Day, we would like to to acknowledge the 45 audacious women in research and professional roles making awesome contributions every day to the success and culture of SMS. Today we are shining spotlights on only a few who achieved success last year, and continue to rock it in 2019: Shout outs to:... Continue Reading →
We could practically hear the cogs turning and the creative juices running right away when we asked our researchers if they could make their research accessible to people with vision loss. To say that everyone was excited and energised by this challenge is an understatement. On December 11, the students and staff of Single Molecule... Continue Reading →
The journey toward a PhD often encompasses both joyful and stressful times in our lives. Rom, our Business Strategy Manager here at SMS, reflects on his time as a PhD student. These memories were triggered by news that Rom had received recently, but in light of the thoughts that Kat recently shared with us on... Continue Reading →
PhD students, Manuela Ecker and Jessica Mazalo recount the recent student-run weekend retreat in Terara, NSW to bond, unwind, and have fun together. After the EMBL Australia Node in Single Molecule Science (SMS) was established, SEAMS – the students of EMBL Australia node of SMS – organised the first student retreat in Buladelah in 2016.... Continue Reading →