Recommended Summer Reads: 2021

The Edge for Scholars

A community-sourced list of current favorites, some professional and some fun.

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How to PhD: 10 Tips from Hindsight

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

A PhD is challenging but also rewarding journey. Here I share 10 tips that helped me navigate my PhD.

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Nerdy Science Gifts for All

Helen Bird

We surveyed grad students, post docs, and faculty to bring you the best and most thoughtful gifts for academics.

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You May Have Social Distancing Syndrome If You...

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

In the interest of (mental) health we offer these screening items to help detect spread of Social Distancing Syndrome.

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2018 Gifts to Inspire Future Scientists

Helen Bird

Attention Academic Parents: You’re two finals and one faculty meeting away from the big guy getting stuck in the chimney.

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Keep It On! Poster Downloads

Helen Bird

Our gift to you - downloadable posters to encourage mask wearing.

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Staying Mentally Well in Academia is a Balancing Act

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

In this post I reflect on what helps me to stay mentally well while forging a career in academia. Part of a series on mental health.

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Darwin's Tips for Surviving the Holiday Party at the Chair's House

Aimee Edgeworth

Survival of the fittest has new meaning when it comes to holiday parties. Here are key tips for evolutionary advantage.

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All About My Mentor

Cristina Espinosa-Diez, PhD

Before you start your next odyssey, ensure you have the right mentors, enjoy your sail and make it to port safe and sound.

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Suicide Prevention in University Settings

Helen Bird

A toolkit of resources to create a suicide-safer community for academics in crisis.

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