The Trouble With Girls in Lab

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It’s been a tough few weeks for women in science. In a June¬†column of Science¬†entitled “Help! My Advisor Won’t Stop Looking Down My Shirt”¬†contributor Dr …

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#GRExit and the Next Slippery Slope in Graduate Admissions

Rachel Yoho, CDP, PhD

As more academic programs and departments make the GRE optional, the question remains - which metrics will be used to replace it?

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

The Edge for Scholars

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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Gaining Experience Mentoring for Diversity

Julie Bastarache, MD

Having a diverse research group is so important to me. Here are some of the ways I have tried to enhance diversity in my group.

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What Makes You Unique?

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

Focusing on what makes you unique to find a counterbalance to the hyper-competitive nature of academia.

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New iTHRIV Series aims to Amplify Underrepresented Voices in Health

iTHRIV CTSA

The Voices in Clinical and Translational Science series will focus on promoting dialogue and encouraging team science.

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Hidden Curriculum: Reading Recommendations

Monica Aswani, DrPH

Hidden Curriculum-related book, podcast, and other media recommendations.

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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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Moving Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion from Opinion to Evidence

Antentor Hinton, PhD

We believe the existing DEI space can co-exist in tandem with a more analytical space.

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Women and URMs, Peer Review Needs You. Here's Why and How to Get On That.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

UPDATED! Awesome update on our call for URM and women reviewers: After lots of awesome feedback and 63 folks signing up, its clear that trainees and PIs turned out in droves. …

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