I Killed the Chili Pepper on Rate My Professors

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rate My Professors has finally given up the notion that students should be evaluating professors on how they look. Time was up.

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A Beginner's Guide for Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academia

Needhi Bhalla, PhD

Suggestions for how scientists, specifically male scientists, can undermine the alienating culture of sexual harassment that exists in STEM.

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On Trust, Coffee Machines, and Researchers

PMHDC Implementation Core

The first step in connecting with minority populations is rebuilding trust.

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When Polite Isn't Going to Cut It: Calling Out Everyday Sexism at Conferences

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

What do you do when you are at an academic meeting and see the only woman on a panel not being given a chance to speak? If you're Marilee Talkington, …

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Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us & What We Can Do

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Exploring stereotype threat, acknowledging identity, and creating a different future.

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Why Aren't More LGBT+ Scientists Out: Student's Question Sparks Debate

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Neuroscience graduate student David Ottenheimer sparked a hot debate revealing teaching professors have a lot of barriers to overcome.

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Civil Discourse as a Path to Hearing Others' Hopes & Fears

The Edge for Scholars

Being non-judgmental, embracing curiosity, asking lots of questions, and listening respectfully make us better physicians.

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Not That Kind of Job Offer: Tales of Negotiation

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Negotiate like your academic future depends on it. It does.

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Would You Work for a Racist?

Same Place Different Location, PhD

"There is the big and obvious stuff, but also the slow drip of disrespect."

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Females in Basic Sciences Get Seriously Screwed in Startup Packages. Knowledge is Power, So Plan Your Ask Accordingly.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

As people begin developing their applications for fall job listings, be keenly aware that there are huge gender gaps in how much money women get in their start up packages. …

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