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Issue 8 News

First virtual S3/S3++ Christmas reunion

For the majority of Croatian S3 alumni that are studying or working abroad, it has been a rather normal thing to meet up with friends in Zagreb during Christmas time. And of course, if some of your friends are also S3 alumni, the typical S3/S3++ Christmas reunion is a must! It’s always been an opportunity to meet new people and reunite with the old ones from over the past decade.

That was up until 2020, the year when everything changed, the year when doing social activities online became the new norm. So we thought, why not have our first virtual Christmas reunion?

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Issue 7 News

Goodbye 2020!

It’s that amazing time of the year – holiday season! But before our team departs to a well-deserved break, let us look back on our choice of the top 10 things that happened in the S3 community in 2020.

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Academic Life Issue 7 PostDoc Presenting Alumni

Sebastijan Dumancic: “I like to think about problems and formulating scientific questions “

Thank you Sebastijan for joining our monthly chat with our alumni. We are happy to have you here as our first postdoc. Sebastijan is currently in his second year of postdoc in computer science, working in the exciting field of AI.

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Issue 5 News

Extending our portfolio

Believe it or not, we have been around for four months already, bringing you a variety of stories every Sunday. And although we have started out with certain topics and categories, our plan was never to stop there. In this News post, we bring you a look into our future prospects – new categories and new writers – by summarizing our past and current efforts.

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Academic Life Issue 4 MSc Presenting Alumni

Matea Balabanovska: “The S3 experience gave me the confidence to apply wherever I want”

Matea, thank you for finding the time to join us for this interview! You will be the first master’s student we will introduce in Presenting Alumni. Furthermore, you are one of our non-Croatian participants, coming from North Macedonia, but you’re doing your studies in the UK. And another interesting fact is that you do some part time research as well? Sounds totally cool!

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Issue 3 News

Talk to us!

As part of our short summer break, instead of bringing you a shiny new story, we want to share some information on our S3 alumni survey. So strap on your seatbelts and get ready for some stats!

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Academic Life Issue 3 PhD Presenting Alumni

Nikolina Sostaric: “A PhD is not worth your (mental) health”

Hi, Nikolina, and welcome to our Presenting Alumni session. As it was time to talk to a PhD student, whom better to choose than a long-standing alumna. For those who don’t know, Nikolina has participated in the school five times, and this year would have been her sixth!

But before we dwell into more details, let’s get to know you…

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Academic Life Issue 1 PI Presenting Alumni

Anamarija Stafa: Developing love for science without knowing it

Hi, Anamarija, thank you for joining us today for our first session of Presenting Alumni. We are very happy to have you here as our long-standing Alumna. You were our first pick as someone who had a part of their career path abroad, but returned to Croatia in the end.

But first, let’s break the ice by sharing your scientific baby steps…

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Issue 1 News

Hello world!

Welcome to the first post of our shiny new blog featuring stories originating from Summer School of Science (S3). Imagine this place as a place of superhero origin stories, where these superheros wear their scientific capes in a variety of fields, trying to make the world a batter place.

But first, let’s start from the beginning…