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Do you think you will adjust to moving out of a tight-knit research community?

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Absolutely. Although I will no longer be an active researcher in that field doesn't mean that the connections I've made no longer exist. I think that the opportunity to move into a new field is exciting and that I offer well established connections to related field.

Lots of questions on past examples of various things such as writing publications, dealing with problems & pressure. Eg "How do you cope when things don't go to plan?"

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How many papers do you plan to publish?

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About my previous work

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Language

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Where did I see myself in five years time.

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Do I have my own transport suitable for business / research use?

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The questions were about the presentation, my previous work and tested my knowledge about synchrotron. I was also asked about the work I would like to bring to the beamline.

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What do you know about the microbiota?

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Where I saw myself in 5-10 years. Interpersonal difficulties I've experienced at work and how I dealt with them. Initiative shown when running projects/experiments

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