Feather Your Nest: Best Academic Life Hacks & Advice Blog Contest

The Edge for Scholars

Share academic life hacks for a chance to win gift cards to feather your academic nest as your flock returns.

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Working Parents During Coronavirus: Staying Productive & Patient

Helen Bird

Tips for parenting & working from home. If all else fails: adopt a cat, buy lots of chocolate, and turn the TV.

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10 Reasons to Use Trello for Any Size Team

Aimee Edgeworth

Use Trello as a virtual task-manager app that lets you coordinate tasks, timelines, and goals to get more done.

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10 Tips for Supervising Research Interns

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

Supervising students is one of my favourite part of my academic life. Some tips for those new to supervising undergraduate research interns

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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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Celebrating Team Wins

The Edge for Scholars

Celebratory ideas from team leaders.

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On the Interview Trail While Pregnant or Pumping

Scientist Mom, PhD

Tips on how to manage marathon academic job interviews while pregnant or pumping

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5 Things That Help Me Write

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

In this article, I reflect on what helps me write. From finding the right setting to writing exercises to organise my thoughts.

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The Best of You

Cristina Espinosa-Diez, PhD

The other day in a conversation I was told that I was too cheerful to be a postdoc, and we all laughed about it. They said it was almost contradictory. …

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Don't Row, Steer. A Professor's Four Steps to Deep Work

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Computer sciences professor Cal Newport lays out strategies for academics to find their groove and stay in it.

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