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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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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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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An International Postdoc Experience

Melissa Krasnove

Doing a postdoc outside the US offers many advantages.

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What To Know While You Do Your PhD

PhD Diaries

Dear all incoming graduate students, Here’s what I wish someone told me when I started. Sincerely, 4th year PhD student

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Think You’re an Imposter? Here’s How to Know for Sure

David Sacks, PhD

Many scholars fear that they don’t belong. There’s a surefire way to know if you’re really an imposter.

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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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