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Come as you are or create an alter-ego (or both) but be sure to get into the conversation. Edge for Scholars is now optimized with user profiles, comment tracking, deep …

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Bad Meetings and How to Make Them Better

Aimee Edgeworth, BA Creative Writing, AA Social and Behavioral Sciences

Some meetings are just bad. As someone who has hosted meetings about planning meetings, here are a few things to consider when organizing your own. (Best of the) Worst Meeting …

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Couch to K (or R)

The Edge for Scholars

If you'll be submitting a grant in February, now is the time to start preparations.  Pacing yourself is key to a successful grant submission that doesn't leave you wrung out.

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Rolling Out Academic Bling for Edge for Scholars Users

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academics deserve more love for their hard work. We're rolling out the bling at Edge for Scholars to recognize our best bloggers, commenters and all around mensches.

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Handy Guide to Showing PostDoc Appreciation All Year Long

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It's postdoc appreciation week! Here's your handy ROPIHRS acronym for success- Respect, Opportunities, Plans, Introductions, Health, Reality and Spine.

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5 Ways to Improve the RCR Section of Your K

Sam Gannon, EdD

Here are some helpful tips for writing a better Responsible Conduct of Research Plan (RCR) for your K

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Not that Kind of Job Offer: Tales of Negotiation

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Negotiate like your academic future depends on it. It does.

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Counting What Counts in Responsible Conduct of Research Training

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

A simple tool for collecting information about discussions in small groups and among individuals on topics related to responsible conduct of research allowed us to better see what concerns about RCR are common in academic life.

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The Latest on the Rochester Sexual Harassment Case: Dr. Cantlon Isn't Backing Down

Britteny Watson-Ivey

A new video shows Jessica Cantlon confronting University of Rochester president Joel Seligman about his statements questioning the credibility of victims.

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NIH Wants to Pay Your Student Loans. Here's How to Make It Easier for Them to Do It.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NIH's Loan Repayment Programs have some of the highest funding rates. Here's how you can make it easier to get your loans paid.

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Academic Epidemic: Rochester Sexual Harassment Case Strikes a Nerve as Student Hunger Strike Begins

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

As a student begins her hunger strike against sexual harassment and a coverup at University of Rochester, national media begins it's coverage of this academic epidemic.

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