How to Manage People as a New Investigator

Rebecca Helton, MA

We recently hosted three newly independent investigators who run research teams humming with activity and people, who told us what it takes to manage a lab full of humans in …

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Are We in a Mentoring Crisis?

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

Two out of every five trainees need more than what they're getting in terms of mentorship. It's time to figure out how to help them.

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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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Bad Meetings and How to Make Them Better

Aimee Edgeworth

Bad meetings can happen to good people. As someone who has hosted meetings about planning meetings, here are a few things to consider.

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Managing a Budget as a New Investigator

Rebecca Helton, MA

Got your R and the realities of budget management sinking in? Want to prepare yourself financially to get to that R? Three newly independent investigators at Vanderbilt shared their wisdom …

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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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Build a Great Team: Help Your Staff Help You

Rebecca Helton, MA

Your staff is here to help you succeed. Use their talents well.

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Navigating Academic Relationships

Stacey Satchell, PCC, MSEd, MA

The bedrock of any good relationship – whether academic or otherwise – is clear communication and aligning expectations.

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10 Tips on Providing Feedback to Students

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

My tips on providing effective feedback to help your students progress

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