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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It's National Science Meeting Time! Nine Protips on Meeting, Greeting and Getting It Done Like a Rockstar

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

  Congrats….you are off to that awesome annual meeting you adore where your science friends chat you up, cheer you on and buy you a beer. Here’s some protips on making the most of your time, some fun things to do to pass the time and a stern look over my glasses for those of […]

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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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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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Bad Meetings and How to Make Them Better

Aimee Edgeworth

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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Three essential steps to win a Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Judith Ford, PhD

Short talks, like the three minute thesis (3MT) require special skills. Learn tips from Dr Judy Ford who has trained students for 8 years.

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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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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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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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