Mentoring Roundup: What to Consider When Selecting a Research Mentor

The Edge for Scholars

Round-up of posts on what to consider when selecting a research mentor.

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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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Why I Wrote "The Power of Saying No"

Antentor Hinton, PhD

Saying no is a healthy practice that can save you from stress, burnout, awfulizing, and ultimately failing to advance your career.

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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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“Zoom In” to Keep Group Review and Critique on Track

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Work-in-Progress sessions can get bogged down at the wrong level of feedback. Use a zoom-in approach to structure review and critique.

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Scholarly Activities for a Remote Research Lab

Two Peds in a Blog, MD, PhD

What meaningful activities can we perform given the inability to physically meet or be in our lab? Here are some ideas.

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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 …

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How to Choose a Lab and Mentor According to #AcademicTwitter

Aimee Edgeworth

Academic Twitter comes through with a stockpile of answers on how to choose a lab and a mentor.

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Not that Kind of Page: Tales of Building a Better Lab Website

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Your lab website is the face of your research program

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