Growing Opportunities: Research Funding Bulletin Board

The Edge for Scholars

Curated list of biomedical funding opportunities, with emphasis on early career researchers, pilot research, and foundation sponsors. Check back often.

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I Killed the Chili Pepper on Rate My Professors

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rate My Professors has finally given up the notion that students should be evaluating professors on how they look. Time was up.

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Your Next Grant in Bloom

The Edge for Scholars

Write more persuasive grants that earn better scores. Starts July 11, 2022.

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Where Have All the Scientists Gone?

Maureen Gannon, PhD

The PI career seems to have become the "alternative career"

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Knock Your Next Grant Out of the Park

The Edge for Scholars

Write more persuasive grants that earn better scores. Starts October 19.

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Finding Motivation When You’re Ready to Quit

Dr Liz, PhD

I’ve been trying to get funding for my research, but nothing has come through. You, too?

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Love TED Talks? So Do We. Tell Us Your Favorite and Win Two Tickets to TEDxNashville!

Rebecca Helton, MA

Link us to your favorite TED talk by 5 PM on March 8 and win!

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Not that Kind of Decision: Tales of Debating a Pre-Tenure Switch

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Institutions do not love you.

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The Write Rules

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Time to repent of these 10 basic writing sins.

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Tips for making the most of your time at ACTS and Washington, DC

Neo Gebru

Reflections from my first ACTS conference - filled with conversation starters, lessons learned, and "how to" DC

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Why We’ve Got it Good

Director of Toughness, Academic Survivor

From the Director of Toughness: Challenging, competitive career progression is the norm in highly-educated professions. We've got it good.

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