Post Like a Pro: 3 FREE Resources to Make Your Social Media Posts Stand Out

Aimee Edgeworth

Are your social media posts a little...boring? Here are my TOP 3 FREE resources to get your social media game on and look like a pro!

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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 in comments or tweet #1ksciawesome @edgeforscholars to share your personal twist on why science rocks. 93. Holiday gift baskets in the break room. 92. Lab […]

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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 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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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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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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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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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 was critical to unlocking global economic potential, only one in four felt they were fulfilling their own creative potential. Almost half complained that […]

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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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