• Question: what is 1 thing you do not like about science?

    Asked by 535mecq29 to Sylvia, Sumit, Martin, Kate, Bryony, Aryanne on 7 Mar 2019.
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      Martin McCoustra answered on 7 Mar 2019:


      This isn’t so much about science… more about universities… and work in general… I don’t like doing paperwork!

    • Photo: Sylvia Soldatou

      Sylvia Soldatou answered on 8 Mar 2019:


      I completely agree with Martin! There’s nothing that I don’t like about science but the paperwork involved, is not my most enjoyable task!

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      Kate McGonagle answered on 8 Mar 2019:


      I agree! The admin side of the job can be a bit boring…I don’t know if you have done any report writing yet in any science class? But, everything has to be accurately recorded and written up. I just want to move onto putting on the next experiment!

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      Sumit Konar answered on 9 Mar 2019:


      I have to work with many different scientists across the world. All have their own schedule. Sometimes it is hard to get things done fast. We should not keep our new findings unpublished for long time; as others are also doing the similar research in their labs. I do not like this competition in science and I find it quite challenging.

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