Know the Vital Players in Your Career: Tenure-Track Peers

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An assistant professor in the social sciences once described a group of tenure-track colleagues in his department as “the lamenting society.” Once a week they met for lunch to complain about, well, everything and everyone. At first, attendance at this conclave of the irate exhilarated him: He felt better knowing other people were as unhappy […]

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The Benefits of Flying Solo

Cristina Espinosa, PhD

For the past three years, I went to all the meetings and conferences by myself. Here's why flying solo can be good for you, too.

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Tools for Team Manuscript Preparation When the Data are In Hand

Liana Bruce, 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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Opportunities for Collaboration with the Trial Innovation Network

Aimee Edgeworth

If you're doing multi-site clinical research, this group can supercharge your study recruitment and make technical details easier and less time-consuming.

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5 Ways to Instantly Appear More Confident

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It’s fall conference season.  Put your best foot forward as you speak and network with five tips from Nerd Fitness. Today I’m going to teach how you to appear more confident. Why?  Because confidence is one of the most important skills in life that you can acquire (other than learning to use the Force, obviously). […]

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Thoughts from a Self-Proclaimed Interdisciplinarian

Tisha Felder, PhD, MSW

Pros, cons, and lessons learned from an interdisciplinary and interprofessional journey.

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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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Attending Translational Science 2018? Get Your Social Media Bling Here

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Network with today's scientists at the Translational Science 2018 conference with these exclusive #TS2018 badges.

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It's All About Teamwork: William Wester

Rebecca Helton, MA

If you talk to Bill Wester about his work, the first thing you hear will be how much he values the teams on his two major grants.  Due to the hard work and dedication of the faculty, program managers, Bioinformatics team members, web developers, and work/study students he collaborates with, “the sky’s the limit in […]

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Not that Kind of Choice: Tales of Conference Selection

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many great conferences out there

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