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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Applications Open for Innovation Lab on Lifestyle Interventions that Last

The Edge for Scholars

An Innovation Lab to re-imagine research on lifestyle and health.

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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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PowerPoint Hacks for Scientific Poster Design

Aimee Edgeworth

Scientific poster design pro-tips from Power Point ninja Nicole Zaleski.

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Why and How to Plan a Creativity Escape

Motivated Mentor

A guide to clearing the decks and escaping your work routines to feed your brain new thoughts, reflect, connect ideas, and have time to delve into new projects (or gather inspiration to complete old ones).

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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 spark new ideas and connections. In the following article from FastCompany, Family Records founder Wesley Verhoeve writes about his experience working from a coffee shop […]

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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 population studies, new treatments for disease, and new ways to look at data.  And this book will give you the habits that beget more good ideas and allow […]

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Yes, You Can Brainstorm Without Groupthink

Rebecca Helton, MA

We are strong advocates of collaboration in innovation, and believe that the proper use of brainstorming techniques is a powerful tool in the collaborative approach. Over our many years of experience, we have seen managers effectively use three simple techniques for avoiding “Groupthink” during brainstorming. From the Harvard Business Review blog network: Yes, You Can […]

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Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide

Pat Bird, MHSA, MA (Conflict Transformation)

Bring your posters, proposals, and papers to life by becoming a more effective data storyteller.

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Nature Conspiracy Theories

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Announcing a New Journal Just for Those REALLY in the Know.

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