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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Cancel Your Talks: A Way for Academics to Make a Statement Against Hatred

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Wondering what you can do to stop violent extremists? Stop going to campuses where they give them a platform to threaten college communities.

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Academics Breathe Easier with House NIH 2018 Proposal

Britteny Watson-Ivey

Academics opposed to a White House proposal to cut indirect costs from NIH grants can breath a bit easier. The House of Representatives has rejected the White House’s plan to cap indirect costs related to NIH-funded research.

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What Google and Academia Still Don't Understand About Safety

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academics Take Note: Google had to realize the clear parallel of their data to Maslov's Hierarchy of Need. In throwing themselves a self congratulatory parade, they failed to compare their team's current successes to their team's potential success.

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It’s Not a One Size Fits All Approach: Best Practices for Engaging Minorities with SCD in Health Research

Tilicia Mayo-Gamble, PhD

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day is an opportunity to call attention to the need for engaging patients in health research.

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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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Google Has a Powerful New Data Playground for PhDs and MDs to Target Patients, Individuals at Risk and Consumer Trends.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Google Trends provides a powerful new platform to look at regional data using their search term database. Use it to figure out if your patients are getting the information they need and target ad campaigns more effectively.

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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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Voices from the March for Science - Nashville

Pamela Hull, PhD

People from all walks of life were inspired to march for many reasons. Voices in Nashville conveyed five key themes about why science matters and pledged commitment to continue science communication and advocacy.

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Scientists Donate $8,000 to Kids STEM Education With Their March Madness Brackets

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Scientists start April outreach and engagement strong by raising $8,000 for kids STEM education by playing March Madness brackets with Donors Choose.

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