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 Write Rules

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Time to repent of these 10 basic writing sins.

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Mapping the Path for K (or R) Submission

The Edge for Scholars

If you'll be submitting a grant in June, now is the time to start preparations.  Pacing yourself is key to a successful grant submission that doesn't leave you wrung out.

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Academic Non-Renewal: Don’t Think it Can’t Happen to You

Dr Liz, PhD

Three years ago this week, I was given my 1-year’s notice that my tenure track Assistant Professor job would be non-renewed.

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Taking Flight

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

If you want to be off your K or similar career development award before the end of five years, the calendar will tell you that you can't start later than the third year to submit a substantial grant.

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Bespoke Tailoring: Why You Want to Work with a Writer/Editor

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Hiring a medical editor is like having a bespoke tailor. No one cares what I’m wearing, but I want my work to step-out completely dressed for success.

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"Psst....Pass Me Those Aims?" How You Can See Everyone's Full Grant Application.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Ever wonder what your competitors are doing? Just file a FOIA and you can read their grants. Your institution is probably already doing it.

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Salvage Your Unfunded Grant with an OnPAR Submission

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Good news, scientists! There's a quick and easy way to take your 'close but not quite fundable' grant and turn it into $$. OnPAR offers help.

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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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Not that Kind of Grant Application: Tales of Career Development Awards

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It’s more about career development than science!

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