Two MIT graduate students short essays published in Science

April 12, 2012


Two MIT graduate students short essays were selected for publication in the April 6, 2012 issue of the journal Science under “NextGEN Voices,” a new feature that calls upon young scientists to speak up. The current issue asked the question, “What is your definition of a successful scientist?” and “How has this definition changed between your mentor’s generation and your own?” The MIT students whose essays were selected include: Kai Quek (Political Science) and Pavitra Krishnaswamy (Medical Engineering and Medical Physics, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology). Please see: Science 6 April 2012: vol. 336 no. 6077 pp. 32-34 DOI. 10.1126/science.336.6077.32. The second NextGen survey is now open on the question “Describe a specific experience and how it changed your science, training, and career goals.” Submit your own response. The submission deadline is 18 May.

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