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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Academic Speaking: Make Sure Your Audience Can Understand You!

Judith Ford, PhD

How you communicate the results of your research is just as important as how you conduct the research. If you don’t communicate effectively, you might as well not have …

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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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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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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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How to Book a Hotel for a Conference

Melis Sahinoz, MD

A recipe for booking conference hotel rooms.

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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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IScientist 2019: A MeTooSTEM Perspective

Teresa Swanson, PhD

Science needs people to raise their voices, to refuse the status quo. Science needs people like you.

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Have Pump, Will Travel

Aimee Edgeworth

What every breastfeeding and pumping mom needs to know BEFORE attending a conference.

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I'm Dying a Slow Academic Death and Travel is the Likely Killer

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

I have been to 2 countries, 8 cities, 3 giant meetings, and given 17 talks in 4 months. And, no, I’m not looking for a job. I have two more cities in the next …

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