Plants vs. Zombies – strategies for a successful research career

Making a career as a researcher in academia is very difficult. I am using the iPhone game Plants versus Zombies as a metaphor to highlight good strategies for wining the game and to succeed in your career. The main conclusions are that time is of the essence, that you must maintain research as your prime objective and that you should use extra help, such as copy editors, to improve your research output.

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  1. Gerrit

    Haha, I like the metaphor, but what do the zombies represent? Other researchers who compete for the same positions? ;)

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