Staying Mentally Well in Academia is a Balancing Act

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

In this post I reflect on what helps me to stay mentally well while forging a career in academia. Part of a series on mental health.

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What the F? Creating a Commons ID

Melissa Krasnove

Help! I’m submitting an NIH fellowship application and need a Commons ID. How do I get one?

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What the F? Childcare Costs Now Allowable on NRSA Fellowships

Melissa Krasnove

NIH recently announced NRSA fellows can request funding to defray the cost of childcare. This blog shares how to request the funds.

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2021 Gifts for New Doctors

Helen Bird

From tasty effervescence to notebooks for Nobel-winning throughts, here are the top 15 gifts for celebrating phase transitions.

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Tools for Making Progress in Academic Life

Stacey Satchell, PCC, MSEd, MA

“I feel stuck!" - this is a common refrain I hear from graduate students and postdocs, alike. 

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Tune Your When, How Much, and What in Your Days

Steven Weissenburger, M.Ed.

You can have balance, productivity, and meaning when you know how to tune the when, how much, and what of your activities.

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Ten Tips for Interviewing for a Faculty Position

N_ Cyclical, PhD

Some advice for interviewing for faculty jobs

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10 Tips for Supervising Research Interns

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

Supervising students is one of my favourite part of my academic life. Some tips for those new to supervising undergraduate research interns

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How to Choose a Lab and Mentor According to #AcademicTwitter

Aimee Edgeworth

Academic Twitter comes through with a stockpile of answers on how to choose a lab and a mentor.

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How to PhD: 10 Tips from Hindsight

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

A PhD is challenging but also rewarding journey. Here I share 10 tips that helped me navigate my PhD.

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