Ten Commandments for being a Successful Scientist

May 03, 2011
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Some believe the successful were simply “lucky,” but what is luck?  Luck, some define, is when preparation meets opportunity.  And many weary scientists have wondered how to find that opportunity.  Look no further – join ACS Webinars™ and our speaker, Professor Darren Griffin, of the University of Kent, UK, as he reveals ten essential keys to proactively create that opportunity and define your scientific success!


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