2020 Gifts to Inspire Future Scientists

Helen Bird

Spark a career path or inspire creativity with these Edge-tastic STEM gifts for future scientists.

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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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How to Make an ESI Extension Request for Childbirth/Adoption

Rachel Bonami, PhD

NIH recognizes the impossible tap dance of being both new parent and scientist and offers help.

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You Need Mentors - Noun, Plural

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Diversified mentoring is key. What to look for in a mentor panel and how to form one.

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2020 Gifts for Academics

Helen Bird

Your mentees called and this is what they really want for the holidays. And an R01.

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Rochester's Neuroscience Harassment Debacle Gives NIH Director a Chance to Tackle Harassment: Will He Take It?

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rochester's neuroscience program has failed to protect trainees from harassment and faculty from retaliation. Look for swift action from NIH Director Collins

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Designing Your Career

The Edge for Scholars

Just as you start an experiment with a hypothesis, have clear goals for your career at the beginning.

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Working Parents: Emergency Supplies for 30 Minutes of Quiet

Helen Bird

At the intersection of Zoom conferences and melt downs are the glorious You Tubers who have valiantly posted hours of content.

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Angry Academics

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Are you feeling surrounded by buzzkills and unhappy academics? You aren't alone. Here's some protips for not becoming the angry academic.

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Year 15 as a PI. Spoiler, It's a Still a Challenge

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

A hop, skip and a jump away Pipette Protagonist is dishing on what it’s like to be a Year 1 PI. Turns out it’s tough, but Pipette makes pointed …

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