Nerdy Science Gifts for All

Helen Bird

We surveyed grad students, post docs, and faculty to bring you the best and most thoughtful gifts for academics.

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Science's Creativity Crisis: Learning to Innovate

The Edge for Scholars

“Are you as innovative as you want to be? Although eight of 10 respondents in a poll of thousands of workers from the United States, Europe, and Japan in 2012 said creativity …

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Why You Should Work from a Coffee Shop, Even When You Have an Office

The Edge for Scholars

It sounds counter-intuitive, but working at a bustling coffee shop can be less distracting than working in a quiet office.¬† The change in environment also stimulates creativity, and chance encounters …

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DIY Infographics: 3 Tips and 3 FREE Resources

Aimee Edgeworth

Infographics deliver data with IMPACT, learn how to make your information stand out.

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1,000 Awesome Things About Life in Research

The Edge for Scholars

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

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Why I Wrote "Mentoring Minority Trainees"

Antentor Hinton, PhD

Effective mentoring strategies which are specifically tailored towards mentoring minority students.

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5 Things That Help Me Write

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

In this article, I reflect on what helps me write. From finding the right setting to writing exercises to organise my thoughts.

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Finding Your Science Flow: Yoga Lessons to Increase Productivity

Rachel Bonami, PhD

Keep your focus while under fire: learn how to slow down to speed up by applying yogic philosophy to your professional life.

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Scholarly Activities for a Remote Research Lab

Two Peds in a Blog, MD, PhD

What meaningful activities can we perform given the inability to physically meet or be in our lab? Here are some ideas.

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Success Working Away From the Office

Dr Liz, PhD

Try working away from your usual desk to improve your concentration, and reduce the interruptions. Work in sweats! Take breaks whenever!

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