Donna Webb: Missing Out on a Genius Lunch Buddy

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

I thrive on people who are different than I am. And somewhere along the line I came to view myself as too busy to have lunch with anyone. Even the lunches I would have with trainees got pushed to the side in lieu of granola bars and yogurt.

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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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Conversion of a Social Media Skeptic

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Information is being propagated in important ways in online forums and social media. Sharing experiences and advice can enrich us all.

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Introverts Can Network, Too!

Alvin Jeffery, PhD, RN

Do you consider yourself an introvert? Do you get anxious thinking about how to meet new colleagues? Check out these tips shared from a fellow introvert...

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How To Be an Academic Leader and Maintain Time For Yourself

Susan Dyer

Seventh grade English class and your assignment is to write a one pager about what you want to be when you grow up. Hmmm...sports writer, teacher, astronaut, video game …

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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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Spring Conference Season Essentials

The Edge for Scholars

The weather is finally warming up, and we’re now into spring conference season. Go prepared with this grab-bag of tips and tricks from across the web.

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Batman and Robin: Woes and Wins in Picking Collaborators

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Three real stories ranging from amazing boon to painful bust for an assistant professor. Thoughts on what it takes to make a great collaboration.

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Tools for Team Manuscript Preparation When the Data are In Hand

Liana Castel, PhD

Here’s a map to get your best work out the door efficiently. It’s never too soon to plan the journey to a completed manuscript.

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The Edge is your source for candid insights about life in research. Show us some love and help get the message out. We strategize about how to do great science, …

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