One-Minute Writing Tuneup: Energize Your Words with Active Voice

Rebecca Helton, MA

Sentence after sentence in passive voice is wordy, invites errors such as dangling modifiers, and grates on readers' nerves.

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Why Can’t NIH Study Sections Operate More Like Journal Reviews?

Lisa Pastore, PhD

Why can’t NIH Study Sections have a consistent set of reviewers and consistent critique?

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Towards New Paradigms in Scientific Publishing

Double Docs

New approaches can move more research output into the public sphere.

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Growing Stronger in the Face of Rejection: Roundup

Rebecca Helton, MA

Perspectives on managing the emotional fallout and using rejection to improve your work.

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Specific Aims Part III - the Hypothesis (part 1)

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

Part 1 of Part III (part of a part? subpart?) on writing the best SA page ever!

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Helping Students Find the Focus of Their Manuscript

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

Writing a paper is hard. Here I share my approach to help students plan their analyses and papers.

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Writing Science in Plain English: Clarity Rules

Rebecca Helton, MA

If you only read one book on science writing, make it this one.

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Don't Wait Until You're Motivated to Write. Take Small Actions!

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

Take some (small) action. Maybe forgetting about that manuscript is the best way to get that manuscript written :) 

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A Recipe Gone Haywire (ARGH)

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

Do you like pesto and peanut butter but dislike acronyms? If so read on this post is for you!

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Lessons Learned While Building a Career: Grants

Ciara Shaver, MD, PhD

What I learned in my journey from foundation grants to K08 to R01.

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