Why We’ve Got it Good

Director of Toughness, Academic Survivor

From the Director of Toughness: Challenging, competitive career progression is the norm in highly-educated professions. We've got it good.

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Coming Soon: Biostatistics Action & Adventure

The Edge for Scholars

A wake-up call to use modern biostatistical methods

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Speed Mentoring: Seven Steps to a Successful Session

The Edge for Scholars

Speed mentoring is a riff on speed dating that allows trainees & early career faculty to meet multiple mentors in a short time. We share all the details needed to host your own speed mentoring.

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National Academy of Science Should Sever Ties with Sexual Harassers

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The National Academy of Sciences needs to sever ties with individuals found guilty of sexual harassment.

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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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Spending time with smart people ...

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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A Beginner's Guide for Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academia

Needhi Bhalla, PhD

Suggestions for how scientists, specifically male scientists, can undermine the alienating culture of sexual harassment that exists in STEM.

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Keeping Your Eye on the R01 Ball

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Staying focused on R01 timing is the main game for K awardees.

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SkypeAScientist - Hey, That Means YOU!

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

SkypeAScientist is the easiest and most impactful science outreach opportunity you don't yet know about

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Using Timelines to Diagnose Problems in Career Planning

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Translating intended goals into a single simple image as a timeline is a powerful tool for staying on track.

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