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Research lives and cultures

Dr Sandrine Soubes

Research careers are complex and unpredictable, but the lives of researchers are fascinating.On this podcast, Dr Sandrine Soubes interviews researchers, academics and professionals with research background about their journeying through research lives and professional transitions.Bringing these stories to you listeners is about illustrating the diversity of approaches in navigating the complexities of the research environment. Stories from our guests show that there is never a set path for research careers. Guests share ideas from their own experiences about thriving in the research environment.These discussions address how individuals make choices or create opportunities and what challenges they face balancing personal lives and professional aspirations. This podcast represents a desire to help researchers navigate more joyfully the bumpy rides of research lives through sharing stories.The podcast is hosted by Dr Sandrine Soubes who is a facilitator, coach and trainer for the research environment. If you want to share your own life in research, contact Sandrine at
34- Dr Samantha Payne- Taking group leader responsibilitiesNovember 29, 2022 Episode artwork 33- Dr Vijay Raghavendran- Sketching a polymath international research careerNovember 12, 2022 Episode artwork 32- Dr Kristin Hope- Forging your path along brilliant mentorsOctober 14, 2022 Episode artwork 31- Dr Sean Sapcariu- Influencing research cultureOctober 03, 2022 Episode artwork 30- Dr Zoe Hewitt- Believing in your own expertise and valueSeptember 18, 2022 Episode artwork 29- Dr Matthew Cheeseman- Dabbling for academic resistance and resilienceJuly 29, 2022 Episode artwork 28- Dr Yi Jin- Willing to jumpMay 09, 2022 Episode artwork 27- Prof. Stéphane Bordas- Enthusiasm as a competitive advantageApril 25, 2022 Episode artwork 26- Dr Muna Abdi- Becoming an anti-racist scholar and change makerMarch 14, 2022 Episode artwork 25- Dr Cristiano Malossi- Facilitating conversations for collaborationMarch 09, 2022 Episode artwork 24- Conversation on research culture with researcher developer colleague Natacha WilsonFebruary 15, 2022 Episode artwork 23- Dr Briony Birdi- Holding on to your values as motivation boosterJanuary 28, 2022 Episode artwork 22- Dr Narine Hall- Becoming an entrepreneur whilst an academicJanuary 10, 2022 Episode artwork 21- Dr Marta Milo- Driving your career through curiosityDecember 08, 2021 Episode artwork 20- Dr Katharina Jähn-Rickert- Collaborating away from the big egosOctober 11, 2021 Episode artwork 19- Dr Curtis Asante- Following your instinctSeptember 27, 2021 Episode artwork 18- Dr Doris Tran- Being kind in your research lifeSeptember 13, 2021 Episode artwork 17- Dr Nicolas Bonnet- Shifting to new research roadsAugust 30, 2021 Episode artwork 16- Dr Amy Lam- Hunting for treasuresAugust 04, 2021 Episode artwork 15- Dr Robin Morton- Communicating your research storiesJuly 20, 2021 Episode artwork 14- Prof. Marysia Placzek- Approaching grant writing with confidence July 01, 2021 Episode artwork 13- Prof. Ralph Mueller- Leading teams into their own powerJune 24, 2021 Episode artwork 12- Dr Saida Caballero-Nieves on pacing the expansion of your research groupJune 03, 2021 Episode artwork 11- Dr Jill Shepherd- making choices that work for youApril 18, 2021 Episode artwork 10- Julianna Kayaga Sseremba on challenging organisational practicesApril 11, 2021 Episode artwork