National Research Funding Opportunities Bulletin Board

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Check in often for a current list of national research funding opportunities with upcoming deadlines.

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The Key to Handling Stress is Massive Egotism

James West, PhD

Why yes, the sky -is- always rose colored where I live.

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Suicide Prevention in University Settings

Helen Bird

A toolkit of resources to create a suicide-safer community for academics in crisis.

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Not that Kind of Boss: Tales of Team Management and Mentorship

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: People are the most important and most challenging part of a research program

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One-Minute Writing Improvements: Correcting Comparisons

Rebecca Helton

Using "compared to" in place of "than" inevitably leads you to compare the wrong things.

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How to Get a K24

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Four recipients of K24s shared their advice for writing these grants that protect time for mentoring.

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Insider Tip for Translational Science 2019

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Save money when registering by connecting your profile with your CTSA institution. Here's how.

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WIN-WIN: Best Academic Life Hacks and Advice Blog Contest

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We’re awarding $1,000 for travel to Translational Science 2019 to the author of the most viewed post between now and January 15.

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Why Write a K24?

Daniel Claassen, MD

Midcareer faculty often bemoan the lack of support and time necessary for mentorship, but many aren’t aware that NIH has a mechanism that does exactly that. K24 awards are the NIH’s best-kept secret.

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Your Guide to the Unspoken Rules of a Career in Academics

Rebecca Helton

Not Discussed is a travel guide for academics at any stage of their careers. Win a free copy by commenting!

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Even More Cranky

Cranky Reviewer

Bilateral justification is from the devil. It’s a cognitive drain and subtle form of punishment for your reader.

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