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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What the F? Deciding When to Submit an NRSA Fellowship

Melissa Krasnove

The easy answer to "When should I submit an NRSA fellowship?" is “now". But what factors need to be considered when deciding the best time?

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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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More Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Wrote My K

The Edge for Scholars

Three more K awardees share the advice they wish they'd received before preparing career development awards.

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On the Market: A Job Hunt Roundup

Ashley Hood, PhD

A compilation of job search boards, curated for postdoc and early career positions.

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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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What the F? Reference Letter vs Letter of Support

Melissa Krasnove

Communicating to the reviewers your ability to succeed in science and the support you have around you to make that happen is a crucial component of a fellowship application. Often, …

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What the F? An Introduction to the NRSA Fellowship

Melissa Krasnove

What is an NRSA individual fellowship and why should a pre- or postdoctoral trainee apply for one?

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Tune the 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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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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