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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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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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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Neuroscience Pretenure Boot Camp in Seattle? Yes, Please!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The Brain Sciences Foundation offers an outstanding chance for underrepresented folks to get training on the business of starting your career in a free bootcamp this summer. Apply now!

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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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How to Book a Hotel for a Conference

Melis Sahinoz, MD

A recipe for booking conference hotel rooms.

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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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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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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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Putting Credit Card Benefits to Use During Business Travel

Britteny Watson-Ivey

Everyone has dealt with that 3 hour layover on the way back from a week of business travel. Why not use your credit card perks to make that time in the …

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