Not that Kind of Boss: Tales of Team Management and Mentorship

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: People are the most important and most challenging part of a research program

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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

The Edge for Scholars

Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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Simple Steps to Validating and Managing Others: A Bedtime Story

Julia Phillippi, PhD

You may be scoffing at finding time to read, but let’s face it, if you want to reach the next level you have to reach for it purposefully.

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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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Small Wins for Sustained Success: The Progress Principle

The Edge for Scholars

Don’t let your lab’s fortunes sink like the Titanic, to borrow the opening simile from The Progress Principle.  Read this book instead and find out how to facilitate …

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Leadership from Behind a Screen

Chevis Shannon, DPH

In a matter of minutes my entire research team went from ‘must work on campus to ‘non essential, send them home to work remotely.’  I found myself thinking this …

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When the hired becomes the hirer: Hiring tips for new group leaders

Christina Termini, PhD

Here, I share some tips and tricks for new group leaders to consider when building their research team. My recent lessons learned.

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2019 Year in Review

Helen Bird

A Year at the Edge

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A Missed Opportunity: NASEM Summit on Preventing Sexual Harassment

Teresa Swanson, PhD

I attended the 2019 NASEM Summit on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

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