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Paul Harris, PhD

I was recently asked by a colleague to name a favorite ‘life hack’ for research or academic life.   My first thoughts centered around productivity tips and tricks.  However, the more I reflected, the more I came back to the concept that success isn’t really measured in getting more things done faster.  Rather, success is getting the right things […]

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How a Flyer Changed Our Lives

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

One family's experience taking action to get help and reduce stress on the home front.

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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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Nerdy Science Gifts for All

Helen Bird

We surveyed grad students, post docs, and faculty to bring you the best and most thoughtful gifts for academics.

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Think You’re an Imposter? Here’s How to Know for Sure

David Sacks, PhD

Many scholars fear that they don’t belong. There’s a surefire way to know if you’re really an imposter.

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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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Tips for Conquering the Literature

Alex Sundermann, PhD

With a strategy and some dedication, you can harness the firehose of new information to fuel your productivity.

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Helping When You Have No Answers

David Sacks, PhD

Sometimes a member of your team will have a problem you can’t solve with facts or advice. You can still help them. Empathy is the key.

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Read This: Insights on Priorities Including Doing Less

Aimee Edgeworth

Top picks from the most balanced academic leader we know.

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What to Do When Your To-Do Lists Get Buried

Rebecca Helton, MA

Desk a mess? Get organized virtually.

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