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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BioRender: The Best Thing that Ever Happened to Science Figures

PhD Diaries

BioRender is where scientists bring their findings to life – visually. It's time to leave Illustrator and PowerPoint behind.

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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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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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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 I Wrote "Mentoring Minority Trainees"

Antentor Hinton, PhD

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

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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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