Driving Success for Life Sciences in an Uncertain World

2020 was the year when the world as we knew it changed irrevocably. With every country struck by the global pandemic, everyone was forced to take drastic measures and rethink how we operate as a society. Although there’s now a dim light at the end of the tunnel, the world still feels like an uncertain […]

Live Science’s top stories of 2020: Writers’ choice

At Live Science we cover hundreds of science news stories each month, totalling more than one thousand over the course of a year. That’s a lot of science! So as 2020 winds down, we’re taking a look back, revisiting and spotlighting many of the year’s top stories — as we usually do. But during this […]

Breaking Down The Gender Barriers In Life Sciences

As many in the industry are already fully aware, the life science sector is not necessarily completely gender-equal just yet. While the life science industry is certainly making the necessary and correct strides on its way to achieving gender equality within this professional field, there is still quite a bit that can be done to […]

These are science’s Top 10 erroneous results

To err is human, which is really not a very good excuse. And to err as a scientist is worse, of course, because depending on science is supposed to be the best way for people to make sure they’re right. But since scientists are human (most of them, anyway), even science is never free from […]

Melding biology and physical sciences yields deeper understanding of cancer — ScienceDaily

An evolving understanding of cancer that incorporates the physical properties of tumors and their surrounding tissues into existing biologic and genetic models can direct cancer researchers down previously uncharted avenues, potentially leading to new drugs and new treatment strategies, say investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Ludwig Center at […]

The Future of Hiring in Life Sciences

The life sciences sector is constantly fluctuating and adapting. New technologies, advanced products and changing regulatory requirements have led to both pharmaceutical giants and start-up companies having to continuously innovate and adapt if they wish to remain competitive in the marketplace. This all adds up to a very exciting time for anyone wishing to work […]

The Importance of Workplace Diversity in Life Sciences

Diversity in the workplace is one of the hottest topics in boardrooms these days and the life sciences industry isn’t exempt. Although most people don’t deny that there are many benefits to creating a respectful and inclusive workplace atmosphere, many organisations are still struggling with the implementation of diversity plans. Yet, despite the potential problems, […]

What to Include in a Life Sciences CV?

Your CV gives hiring managers the first impressions of who you are and what you can offer their company, so it couldn’t be more important for it to showcase your experience and demonstrate what you could bring to a position within the life sciences sector. It’s never easy to sit down and write a CV, […]

How to Prepare for a Management Life Sciences Interview

If you have an upcoming interview for a management position at a life sciences company you’re probably wondering how you can ace it and secure the role you’ve been dreaming of. Preparing for any interview can be challenging and stressful, but when you’re aiming for a management role, it can be especially difficult. Luckily, the […]

Why is Technology Imperative for Life Sciences?

All across the life sciences sector a certain viewpoint towards information technology has prevailed over the years. Unfortunately, too many life sciences organisations believe that technology doesn’t give their business any competitive advantages but only the most basic capabilities and therefore, they have traditionally minimised their investment in this area while still managing to maintain […]