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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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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Not that Kind of Choice: Tales of Conference Selection

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many great conferences out there

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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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IScientist: A Conference for Revolution

Teresa Swanson, PhD

The brilliant organizers of IScientist have created a space for revolution.

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Personal or Family Photographs in Professional Presentations

The Edge for Scholars

I think that inclusion of personal or family photographs in professional presentations like grand rounds talks or research seminars points the needle away from goodness.  Such presentations provide an opportunity …

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Tips for making the most of your time at ACTS and Washington, DC

Neo Gebru

Reflections from my first ACTS conference - filled with conversation starters, lessons learned, and "how to" DC

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I'm on a Boat

Kalen Petersen, PhD

I lie awake listening to the soothing waves lapping against my hull. This, I reflect, is the way to attend a scientific conference.

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Awesome stuff at Translational Science 2017

The Edge for Scholars

Translational Science 2017 will happen in Washington, DC, on April 19-21. Why should you care? This meeting includes many sessions specifically geared to early career investigators, such as a mock study …

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