Reflections on Conference – What was good, what was missing?

The Barefoot Thinking Company - Challenge of Science Leadership

Two weeks ago, we attended the excellent Coastal Futures 2024 Conference in London as a sponsor of the event. In this article, I’m reflecting on our attendance at this conference and my previous blog article on The Power of Networking. So, what did we get out of sponsoring and attending the conference? 1. The feeling […]

What do you need to do to be an effective science leader?

Science Leadership

One thing that’s clear is that few scientists get into science to become a leader.  In conversations with many science professionals over the last 14 years, we’ve learnt that most scientists get into science because they have a passion or an aptitude for it. Many of the scientists we work have trained for years. Those […]