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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Behind the Scenes with a Standardized Patient

Cosmo S.

Last week I had cholecystitis and lung cancer. In the past year I’ve had pneumonia, an MRSA infection and angina. Here's how the magic happens.

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Overlapping Rules for Horror Movies and Research

Sam Gannon, EdD

Note: some are really only helpful if we add the words “in the lab” to the rule.

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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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Gifts to Inspire Future Scientists

Helen Bird

Spark a career path or inspire creativity with these Edge-tastic STEM gifts for future scientists.

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Three Irish Scientists You Should Know

The Edge for Scholars

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, here are three Irish scientists who've made contributions to medical history.

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Looking for the Helpers in Academia

Allison Mayle, PhD

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” ― Fred Rogers I’ve noticed something when things aren’t going well in lab – whenever I’ve almost lost hope, someone does something that restores […]

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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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The Hustle You Need to Be Showing

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Hustle. It’s a great thing for your coach to say you do and a terrible thing if you’re overwhelmed. This image from Twitter captures so much of what we love about this word and what it means about work-life balance, we wanted to share it here. Follow the always awesome @megdraws on Twitter.

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Gifts Your STEM Buddies + Lab Friends Really Want This Holiday Season

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It’s that magical time of the year where your labbies are looking at you with their cute puppy eyes wondering if the boss is going to get them a present, and spouses of STEM folks are wondering what the heck to get them. Fear not! I have your definitive list of SUPER cool swag you […]

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