Not that Kind of Spending: Tales of Investing in Your Career

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Be prepared to spend some of your money investing in yourself and your career.

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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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Tips for making the most of your time at ACTS and Washington, DC

Neo Gebru

Reflections from my first ACTS conference - filled with conversation starters, lessons learned, and "how to" DC

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What Does Bitcoin Have to Do with Medicine & Science? Maybe a Lot.

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

I tried to understand bitcoin. I ended up learning about blockchain. And then, I had an idea....

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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 …

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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 …

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The Benefits of Flying Solo

Cristina Espinosa-Diez, 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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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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