➪ A Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize Author Peter C. Doherty – 1sm.info

A Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize Peter Doherty Recounts His Unlikely Path To Becoming A Nobel Laureate, Revealing How His Nonconformist Upbringing, Sense Of Being An Outsider, And Search For A Different Perspective Have Shaped His Life And Work Beginning With His Humble Origins In Australia, Doherty Shares His Early Interests And Describes His Award Winning, Influential Work With Rolf Zinkernagel On T Cells And The Nature Of Immune Defense In Prose That Is Amusing And Astute, Doherty Offers A Rare Insider S Look At The Realities Of Being A Research Scientist He Lucidly Explains His Own Scientific Work And The Selection, Funding, And Organization Of Research Projects The Major Problems Science Hopes To Solve And The Rewards Of A Career In Scientific Research For Doherty, Science Plays An Important Role In Improving The World, And He Argues That Scientists Need To Do A Better Job Of Making Their Work Accessible To The Public He Concludes With Tips On How To Win A Nobel Prize, Including Advice On Being Persistent, Generous, And Culturally Aware.



10 thoughts on “A Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize

  1. says:

    Peter Doherty shared the 1996 Nobel Prize for Medicine with Rudolf Zinkernagel for their discovery in the 1970s of the nature of cellular immune defence.Doherty qualified originally as a vet, and then moved into research science He splits his time between Australia and the States, leading research programmes at the University of Melbourne and St Jude s Children s Hospital.Somewhere inside this 25


  2. says:

    Peter Doherty is an australian Nobel Prize winner, and in this book he explains very well how it is to be immersed as a researcher in academy He discusses about his own research, about the issues and possible solutions of australian research centres, and about academy life in general, both with the early graduate student perspective and the senior researcher perspective, among other thinks.Inspite its


  3. says:

    Ok, here we go I honestly think Peter should say his gratitude for his scientific achievements and just stop writing After reading two of his books Knowledge Wars and this particular abomination I can see that he is just not cut for that kind of gripping, engaging and mellifluous writing that a lot of people like me who decide to read nonfiction a...


  4. says:

    Good day all well i faiht this book is a good start god bless correct go in peace.


  5. says:

    I received a copy of this via net galley in exchange for an honest review Peter Doherty s account of his path to the 1996 Nobel Prize is a scattershot There are little bits of a lot of topics nestled into this work, just about all of them having to do with science or the prize in some way, but trying to identify a single theme was difficult Doherty s overall purpose seemed to be encouraging people to go into science


  6. says:

    In a lecture in Hong Kong University, the Nobel winner for Physiology and Medicine 2008, Fran oise Barr Sinoussi said To win the Nobel Prize, one must not WANT a Nobel Prize I believed her And by chance a fellow course mate gifted me this book and now I am jinxed This book in itself is not an idiot s guide pun intended to win the Nobel Prize It is a book about thoughts on how fundamental science impact the world, the nee


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    Stockholm in December darkness falls early like a frozen curtain, the short days are dimmed by snow fall, and even weather hardened Swedes grimace in the winds that cut across Strommen, the waterway straddled by the city I grew up in a hot, humid, place where the sun shone pitilessly and I was always getting burnt As a consequence, I m energised by cold, bleak, misty weather Perhaps it s a heritage that goes back to ancestors


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    Review of The Beginner s Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize A Life in Science by Peter Doherty.CITATION Doherty, P 2007 The Beginner s Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize A Life in Science Melbourne Miegunyah Press.REVIEWER Dr W P PalmerPeter Doherty was awarded the Nobel prize for physiology and medicine jointly with a Swiss colleague, Rolf Zinkernagel, for their work on the nature of the cellular immune defence in 1996.The title shou


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    Not one of the best books on science, considering I ve read a lot of them Doherty skips around a lot and really spends too much time on some of the subjects here As a scientist, I didn t really find it all that useful I guess it would be better for people who were entering graduate school or for college science majors who want to get a deeper understanding of what life in academic research looks like.All in all, I think there are bette


  10. says:

    i saw peter doherty talk earlier this year and it was one of the worst talks i ve been to every one of his slides was cluttered with text than i ve seen outside a how not to use powerpoint example and most slides contained at least one typo or grammatical error he would flip through a bunch of them way too fast and then stop on one un...


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