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31 August 2015

Letter to a Young Scientist

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Professor Bente Klarlund shares her experiences from a successfull career in science

The Danish newspaper Information has a series where experienced selected Danes are chosen to wrote 'a letter to the younger generation'. This week featured Prof. Bente Klarlund, director of the Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism and Centre for Physical Activity Research, with a letter to a young scientist.

Among her many advise this was emphasized:
"You must be generous and trusting. Do not be afraid that your ideas will be stolen. The risk that you will never have developed an idea that is worth stealing, is greater than the risk of being robbed"

Read the entire letter here (in Danish) ...> http://www.information.dk/543371