1,000 Awesome Things About Life in Research

The Edge for Scholars

Building a list of 1,000 awesome things that come along with life in science, one quirky, funny, inspiring piece at a time. Missing your favorite awesomeness? Or have The perfect image? …

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Profs on Drugs: JAMA Highlights Use of Cognitive Enhancers

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Talk to most people about 'performance enhancing drugs' and they conjure up images of elite athletes using drugs to increase muscle mass and oxygen delivery. In academia, performance is measured …

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How to Use ResearchMatch To Ignite Recruitment

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

Is this free recruitment tool with over 119,000 registered volunteers right for you?

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Cancel Your Talks: A Way for Academics to Make a Statement Against Hatred

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Wondering what you can do to stop violent extremists? Stop going to campuses where they give them a platform to threaten college communities.

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Shields Up: Being A Science Leader in Tough Times

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It's a new week in unbelievably challenging times. Labs need to work and papers need to be published. Finding importance in pipetting and grant writing is a struggle.

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Why and How to Take a Work Retreat

Motivated Mentor

A guide to clearing the decks and escaping your work routines to feed your brain new thoughts, reflect, connect ideas, and have time to delve into new projects (or gather inspiration to complete old ones).

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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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More Bad News on the Greying of NIH PI's

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week, PNAS published work by Michael and Jonathan Levitt outlining in vivid detail the continued pattern towards a greying NIH portfolio. Surveying publicly available data as well as data …

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Point_Mutation Gives a Master Class in Scientists as Wackaloons.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Our gloriously strange twitter science buddies shared what it takes to make experiments that are feisty work.

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Nature Suggests UK Follow US Lead on Academic Sexual Harassment. Please Don't.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

In its July 27th issue, Nature published an editorial encouraging leaders of the UK's 1752 Working Group on academic sexual harassment to take their lead from the US. Sir Philip was …

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Innovation Lab for Early Career Researchers: Radical Solutions to the Opioid Misuse Epidemic

The Edge for Scholars

Seeking early career researchers who are ready for a multidisciplinary, deep-dive into collaborative research on opioid misuse.

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