12 things I tell myself when I don’t want to study #MotivationMonday

Sometimes, studying can be overwhelming for me. I write down the things I want to achieve today and achieve this week and realised there was quite a bit to do since it’s week 12.

These are 12 things I tell myself when I feel a little demotivated and a little overwhelmed. These are my own things and they may not apply to you. I am sharing this in hope you can find some of it hopeful.

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Science-y web comics

Ah it’s week 5 of semester: assignments, quizzes, mid-semester tests looming on the horizon. On one hand, we can strap down and get cracking. On the other hand, we can totally spend a few hours browsing our favourite sciencey, nerdy, geeky web-comics to lighten our spirits.

Yeah, I like that second option.

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‘Beans means Heinz’ & Genetics – A Science Graduate’s Work Experience

What have beans and genetics got to do with each other?

Hello fellow science enthusiasts!

I hope everyone is enjoying their time at Monash and reading Scapegoat weekly. It feels weird to think that this time last year I was doing my own research into graduate programs and here I am two months into one.

Two years ago, I graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Genetics and Molecular Biology and now I work at KraftHeinz in the Marketing department.

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O-I Graduate Program

O-I is the world’s leading glass bottle manufacturer and they are looking for graduating Science students who’ve majored in Chemistry, Physics and/or Maths to join their 18 month rotational graduate program. Embark on challenging and diverse projects, all while being supported through a structured learning and developmental program.

With 80 operational plants over 23 countries, O-I  is hiring in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Penrose (NZ). Be a part of a global manufacturing organisation that upholds and promotes sustainable production and apply through the appropriate channels as advertised below. Applications close Sunday 16th October 2016, with interviews conducted in November and the position beginning in February 2017.

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Why PHA3990 is the choice for you

By James

Tired of waking up for those 8 am lectures? Stressed out by the prospect of exams? Looking to contribute some new knowledge to the scientific community? If one or more of these apply to you, and you’ve completed the prerequisites listed here, then PHA3990 is for you!

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Diversity, Representation & Equality: Carrying the Torch of the Rio Olympics into the World of STEM

Diversity, Representation & Equality: Carrying the Torch of the Rio Olympics into the World of STEM

by Anisha Balakrishnan

With more than 10 000 athletes from over 206 countries participating this year, the Olympics has always been a well-anticipated event known for its intense competition and rivalry between world class athletes, all relentlessly dedicated to winning a gold medal for their country. The recent games in Rio, however, reflected a more inclusive, accepting and gentler approach, converging on the harmony, peace and dignity that these Games also represent.

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