Not that Kind of Conference: Attending Clinical Conferences as a PhD

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It’s not for you, but you should go anyway.

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Bad Meetings and How to Make Them Better

Aimee Edgeworth, BA Creative Writing, AA Social and Behavioral Sciences

Bad meetings can happen to good people. As someone who has hosted meetings about planning meetings, here are a few things to consider.

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Cancel Your Talks: A Way for Academics to Make a Statement Against Hatred

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Wondering what you can do to stop violent extremists? Stop going to campuses where they give them a platform to threaten college communities.

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Putting Credit Card Benefits to Use During Business Travel

Britteny Watson-Ivey

Everyone has dealt with that 3 hour layover on the way back from a week of business travel. Why not use your credit card perks to make that time in the airport more bearable?

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A Quick Fix for Death by Powerpoint

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The funny thing about this Death by Powerpoint condition is that while everyone has experienced this as an audience member, no one is guilty of giving a terrible presentation. Which makes for some interesting math. Who are these terrible presenters?

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Neuroscience Pretenure Boot Camp in Seattle? Yes, Please!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The Brain Sciences Foundation offers an outstanding chance for underrepresented folks to get training on the business of starting your career in a free bootcamp this summer. Apply now!

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Ideas for the Academic Traveler

Motivated Mentor

Maximize the best parts of travel by adding new dimensions to your planning and by disrupting some conventional ideas about work travel.

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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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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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Early Career Researcher Travel Grants

The Edge for Scholars

Are you less than five years out from your PhD, have you published in eLife, and could you use $1,000 to travel to a conference?

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