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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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

The Edge for Scholars

Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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Not that Kind of Committee: Tales of Faculty Committee Design

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: You need more than scientific expertise to get you through!

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Do Life

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

I despise the term “work-life balance.” The semantics evoke work and life as opposing forces locked in conflict – the bobbing bar of a doomed tightrope walker, a teeter-totter whose fulcrum …

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Antidotes to Keeping Secrets When the Going Gets Rough

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Can we change the instinct to reject help even when confronted with crises that could disrupt or redefine our career paths?

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Your Guide to the Unspoken Rules of a Career in Academics

Rebecca Helton, MA

Not Discussed is a travel guide for academics at any stage of their careers. Win a free copy by commenting!

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Captain Your Own Ship

Motivated Mentor

Mentors don't choose for you. Mentors are not your personal decider-on-call. Mentors are not the captain of you ship. You are.

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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 Thrills and Perils of Living on the Edge – Anxiety Edition

David Sacks, PhD

Doing everything right but still feeling anxious? You might suffer from “Hyper-Responsibility Disorder.”

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I Killed the Chili Pepper on Rate My Professors

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rate My Professors has finally given up the notion that students should be evaluating professors on how they look. Time was up.

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