Reflecting on the Values I was Raised With

Allison Mayle, PhD

In the past week or so, I’ve been reflecting a lot on how I was “taught” to be a woman in our society, and how that relates to being …

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IScientist: A Conference for Revolution

Teresa Swanson, PhD

The brilliant organizers of IScientist have created a space for revolution.

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Nature Suggests UK Follow US Lead on Academic Sexual Harassment. Please Don't.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

In its July 27th issue, Nature published an editorial encouraging leaders of the UK’s 1752 Working Group on academic sexual harassment to take their lead from the US. Sir Philip …

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Why I Wrote "The Power of Saying No"

Antentor Hinton, PhD

Saying no is a healthy practice that can save you from stress, burnout, awfulizing, and ultimately failing to advance your career.

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News: NIH to Balance Sex in Cell and Animal Studies

The Edge for Scholars

In 1993, the NIH Revitalization Act required the inclusion of women in NIH-funded clinical research. Today, just over half of NIH-funded clinical-research participants are women. We know much more about the …

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Empowering Women through Mentoring

Cristina Espinosa-Diez, PhD

I still remember my first time in a lab. I was doing my last year of college and I got a fellowship to collaborate for a few hours a day …

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IScientist 2019: A MeTooSTEM Perspective

Teresa Swanson, PhD

Science needs people to raise their voices, to refuse the status quo. Science needs people like you.

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Immigrant Scientists Face Uncertain Future with DACA Repeal

Britteny Watson-Ivey

The Trump administration's decision last week regarding the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has many immigrant scientists concerned about their futures.

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News: NIH Awards $31 Million to Enhance Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce

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The National Institutes of Health announced the award of nearly $31 million in fiscal year 2014 funds to develop new approaches that engage researchers, including those from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical sciences, …

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Academic Epidemic: Rochester Sexual Harassment Case Strikes a Nerve as Student Hunger Strike Begins

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

As a student begins her hunger strike against sexual harassment and a coverup at University of Rochester, national media begins it's coverage of this academic epidemic.

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