Creating Effective Infographics: An Interview with a Pro

Britteny Watson-Ivey

Studies show infographics are an effective way to reach a broader audience. We talked with a pro to find out how to make the most impactful infographics.

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Rochester's Neuroscience Harassment Debacle Gives NIH Director a Chance to Tackle Harassment: Will He Take It?

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rochester's neuroscience program has failed to protect trainees from harassment and faculty from retaliation. Look for swift action from NIH Director Collins

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Houston Has a Post-Hurricane Science Problem: Here's How You Can Help

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

As Harvey clears out, Houston's science community is facing devastating personal and professional loses. Here's how you and your lab can help.

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Multi Year Study Reveals Significant Bias Against Women in Grant Review

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

When panel's took a 'science first' approach to ranking grants, women fared as well as men. But that's not how it's done.

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The Land of Monsters

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

For academics, being courageous is part of the deal. You fight for your ideas and observations in clear, concise language. You lay out a problem, share your data and propose a model or a solution. The next person comes along, kicks at the base of your idea with their data, adds their thoughts, and this forces you to refine your […]

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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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You're Marching for Science? Great. Do These Things First.

BethAnn McLaughlin, PhD

The science sky is falling and it's not going to wait for you to go to a Scientists March. Do these things now to stop the gutting of NIH and NSF funding.

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NIH to PIs: In Current Funding Climate, Three R01s Is Enough

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week, NIH announced a new initiative to keep struggling early and midcareer labs viable by capping the number of R01's any one PI could hold.

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Safer Labs for Thea and Sheri: You Need a Lab Safety Reality Check

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Eakins-Coward (left) and Sangji (right) A recent explosion at the University of Hawaii science lab resulted in a 29-year-old visiting postdoctoral fellow losing her arm. Thea Eakins-Coward was working with gas cylinders in a biosafety level 2 laboratory in the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute when a reagent ignited causing her to lose and arm and sustain […]

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Harvard Study Shows Bias, Not Behavior, Is Why Women Aren't Advancing

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Women in STEM face many of the same obstacles to promotion and pay that we see in business. Is the problem bias or access to leaders?

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