A Project Management Approach That Works

Rebecca Sappington, PhD

The goal: implement a project management strategy that allows you to easily organize and synthesize data, track progress and strategize. Enter my strategy: the Storyboard!

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Translational Newbies: Awesome FREE Advice

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Do you have great patient recruitment skills and not-so-cutting-edge tools to look at outcomes? Do you worry that your basic science model won’t hold up in a clinical trial? Do you have no idea HOW to do a large-scale clinical trial? Fear not! Science Magazine has offered an ALL STAR line up of folks who are […]

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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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Scientists! Get Those Amazon Prime Deals Now.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Amazon has 30 hours of awesome deals for Prime members. If you are a scientist, maybe some of these fun finds will inspire you and your team to further heights of glory.

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Sharpen Your Research Skills, Boost Your Career with a Mini-sabbatical

Andria Cimino, MPH

Is an immersive research training experience right for you? Find out how a CCTS mini-sabbatical catalyzed Dr. Courtney Peterson's career.

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Sharing Data May Make It Less Accurate for All of Us

Rebecca Helton, MA

Lots of you work with big data that gets ever bigger.  Here’s something to chew on as you add more databases and studies to the pile. [Scientists are] finding that computer systems are quite good at storing and easing access to the enormous quantities of information they generate. But comparing and synthesizing all that data, […]

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Don’t Let Your Research Questions Go Out Without PICOTS

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Specification of PICOTS is the minimum outerwear required to prevent your research question from being caught in a downpour of questions.

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Resilience as a Common Trait in Researchers

Amy Ramsey

If I have learned one thing in science, it is how to be more resilient.

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Chapter 3: Shattered

Dr Liz, PhD

Shattered glass

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Alice Soragni's Hot Takes on Year One of Being a PI

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

New PI and Twitter guru Alice Soragni drops some awesome advice for new PIs on wins, wasted time and sanity.

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