Nine years of EMBL – what have I achieved?

Nine years is a long time. As my time here comes to an end, it’s as if I’m standing on the brink of a new era, standing on the clifftop looking out to sea and wondering what awaits me. I’m so eager to see what will come next, that looking over my shoulder to take stock of what I’ve done over the last few years seems more of an effort than leaping off that cliff edge. Continue reading “Nine years of EMBL – what have I achieved?”


As others in the team are settling into their new roles, I am fast approaching the exit sign. My nine years at EMBL are almost over, and with just a few months to go, it’s time to take stock of what I have achieved during my time here. And actually I’ve learnt and done a lot. I’m really grateful for all the opportunities and support I have had here and I will really miss my wonderful colleagues when I leave. But for all the things I have achieved there are those ideas and projects that I didn’t have time to explore or follow up. So what else would I like to do, if I had the time? Continue reading “Time”