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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Prepping Your Presentation

Aimee Edgeworth

Twitter to the rescue! Your academic tweeps are here with a round-up of tips to get your next talk on point and present like a pro.

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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 …

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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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Have Pump, Will Travel

Aimee Edgeworth

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

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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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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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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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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 …

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