Women: If You Want First Author Publications, Have a Female Boss

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

JAMA Study: Women get more credit in top tier journals when they are partnered with female mentors.

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Seeing the Dark Side of #Worksmarter

Motivated Mentor

We cannot trap our staff and faculty in over commitment on a burnout treadmill and imply blame that they are not smart enough to do their work properly. Work smarter …

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Celebrating Team Wins

The Edge for Scholars

Celebratory ideas from team leaders.

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Feminist Mentors Can be Misogynist Colleagues

N_ Cyclical, PhD

As my career progresses, even as I gain power, it is becoming harder, not easier, to be a woman in science.

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How to Interview the Hell Out of Academic Job Candidates

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

One of my favorite parts of being a faculty member is interviewing students, fellows and future faculty members. For reasons that elude my tiny Fighty Squirrel brain, folks think if …

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Not that Kind of Bias: Tales of Survivorship Bias

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: We are all biased

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Thoughts from a Self-Proclaimed Interdisciplinarian

Tisha Felder, PhD, MSW

Pros, cons, and lessons learned from an interdisciplinary and interprofessional journey.

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Four Things You Can Do Now That You're Mad About Academic Harassment

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The NASEM report on sexual harassment in academia was depressing AF. Now what? Four things you can do this instant to help women in STEM.

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“Zoom In” to Keep Group Review and Critique on Track

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Work-in-Progress sessions can get bogged down at the wrong level of feedback. Use a zoom-in approach to structure review and critique.

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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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