• Question: What is the most stressing science for you?

    Asked by fast499had on 30 Apr 2024. This question was also asked by that1sewn, MariamM.
    • Photo: Zoe Vance

      Zoe Vance answered on 30 Apr 2024:


      I don’t find the science I do day to day all that stressful really at any point, except maybe running really heavy software on shared servers – I have crashed a couple of servers over the years from missing something in my code and it’s always pretty embarrassing and risks other people losing work. But generally I find stuff that’s a bit more external like deadlines and presenting my work to people a lot more stressful than the actual science.

    • Photo: Alexander de Bruin

      Alexander de Bruin answered on 18 Jun 2024:


      I was least good at biology, because it involved lots of essays at school which I didn’t like doing.
      As with Zoe, it’s more the surrounding pressures and deadlines that add stress than the science itself

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