Publishing Null Results

Behavioral Scientist

Nearly every scientist has felt the frustration of pouring effort, money and (sometimes) tears into a project only to get null results. The elusive p<0.05 decides whether results get published or not–the oft-mentioned file drawer problem. Others have explained better than I can why this is a problem. Rather, I’d like to contribute some tips […]

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Not that Kind of Selection: Tales of Picking Which Grants to Write

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many grants to write. Choose wisely.

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10 Takeaways for Managing Undergraduate Research Assistants

Helen Bird

With guidance, undergrads can be reliable, competent and self-motivated young scientists who are an integral part of your research team.

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Are We In A Mentoring Crisis?

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

Two out of every five trainees need more than what they're getting in terms of mentorship. It's time to figure out how to help them.

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Not that Kind of Grant: Tales of Early Career Investigator Grants

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many sources and types of grants.

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All About My Mentor

Cristina Espinosa, PhD

Before you start your next odyssey, ensure you have the right mentors, enjoy your sail and make it to port safe and sound.

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Not that Kind of Page: Tales of Building a Better Lab Website

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Your lab website is the face of your research program

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Finding Motivation When You’re Ready to Quit

Dr Liz, PhD

I’ve been trying to get funding for my research, but nothing has come through. You, too?

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The Best of You

Cristina Espinosa, PhD

The other day in a conversation I was told that I was too cheerful to be a postdoc, and we all laughed about it. They said it was almost contradictory. I’ve got a confession to make: It is true, I am a cheerful person. I am always making fun, usually of myself and lighting out […]

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Don't You Forget About Me

TheAyatollahofRockAndRollah

Revisiting the loss of a colleague

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