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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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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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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Working at Home: Academics During the Plague Edition

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It's time to do your weaponized bat experiments, people.

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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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Tips for Social Distancing: Graduate Student Version

Kelsea Best

What is social distancing? Social distancing is a way to keep people from interacting closely or frequently enough to spread an infectious disease. This means avoiding large gatherings and maintaining …

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Best Poster Resources for Trainees

Aimee Edgeworth

A roundup of our favorite resources and protips on posters.

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Why You Should Read The Creative Habit

The Edge for Scholars

So you’re not a dancer.  You’re not a musician.  You’re not an artist or a poet.  Why read this book?  Because you have ideas: ideas for new …

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