Lights. Camera. Network. #VirtualConferenceSeason Tips Contest

The Edge for Scholars

Inviting candid experiences, solutions, strategies for (virtual) conference attendance. Awarding #TS21 registration for most-viewed entries.

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What to Wear to a Conference (to look like the pro you are)

Aimee Edgeworth

Fashion doesn't have to be your forte, anyone can make a solid first impression with these tips.

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A Beginner's Guide for Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academia

Needhi Bhalla, PhD

Suggestions for how scientists, specifically male scientists, can undermine the alienating culture of sexual harassment that exists in STEM.

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Networking for People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed, and the Underconnected

The Edge for Scholars

If you’re like your correspondent, the very word “networking” sends a trickle of terror down your spine.  Even the thought of mingling at a conference fills you with dread.  …

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NSF Just Made It A Lot Harder for Universities to Harbor Harassers

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NSF has made a major change in how universities must report on Title IX violations. The question is, will NIH follow suit.

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How to Book a Hotel for a Conference

Melis Sahinoz, MD

A recipe for booking conference hotel rooms.

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Best Poster Resources for Trainees

Aimee Edgeworth

A roundup of our favorite resources and protips on posters.

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Not that Kind of Attendee: Tales of Conference Attendance by Trainees

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Maximize your trainee’s time by picking wisely

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The Emerging Scientist Holiday Gift Guide

The Edge for Scholars

Not sure what book to get for the academic in your life this holiday season? With the huge amount of literature available, it’s often hard to decide what material …

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PowerPoint Hacks for Scientific Poster Design

Aimee Edgeworth

Scientific poster design pro-tips from Power Point ninja Nicole Zaleski.

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