The legacies of mentors

I sat with a colleague over lunch at the Australian Antarctic Division one day, and our conversation turned to our respective PhD’s and careers. Our PhD’s and undergraduate degrees were from different universities. We had different supervisors. We discussed who the mentors were in our lives.

This lunchtime conversation happened over 10 years ago and mentors have been a great feature of my career to date. Those I consider as my mentors may not realise the legacies they have left me. So, what are these legacies? Continue reading