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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What to Wear to a Conference (to Look Like the Pro You Are)

Aimee Edgeworth

Fashion doesn't have to be your forte, anyone can make a solid first impression with these tips.

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Speed Mentoring: Seven Steps to a Successful Session

The Edge for Scholars

Speed mentoring is a riff on speed dating that allows trainees & early career faculty to meet multiple mentors in a short time. We share all the details needed to host …

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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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Q&A: How to Give a Chalk Talk

BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program

You have a whiteboard, a marker, and an hour to convince a department to hire you. How will you handle it? Senior faculty give their advice.

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On the Market: A Job Hunt Roundup

Ashley Hood, PhD

A compilation of job search boards, curated for postdoc and early career positions.

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When Polite Isn't Going to Cut It: Calling Out Everyday Sexism at Conferences

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

What do you do when you are at an academic meeting and see the only woman on a panel not being given a chance to speak? If you're Marilee Talkington, …

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Using Timelines to Diagnose Problems in Career Planning

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Translating intended goals into a single simple image as a timeline is a powerful tool for staying on track.

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Creating Effective Infographics: An Interview with a Pro

Britteny Watson-Ivey

Studies show infographics are an effective way to reach a broader audience. We talked with a pro to find out how to make the most impactful infographics.

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Fresh Ideas for Writing Innovation in Your NIH Grants

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Remember you are marketing your ideas. Give your pitch to colleagues, family and friends until the innovation and value-proposition are clear in plain language.

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