Reality Check: It's Not Your Data

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academics struggle over what is THEIR data. Letting go of ownership is essential to sanity and productivity. Here's how.

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Will They Stay or Will They Go?: Figures in NIH Grant Abstracts

Ashley Hood, PhD

The February 2020 grant submission cycle threw everyone for a loop.

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PowerPoint Hacks for Scientific Poster Design

Aimee Edgeworth

Scientific poster design pro-tips from Power Point ninja Nicole Zaleski.

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Three (Grant) Peeves in a Pod: Write Better

Cranky Reviewer

Contorted sentence structure and dense text torture reviewers.

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Becoming a More Productive Writer

Michelle Cardel, PhD, MS

How I became a more productive writer and published 14 scientific articles (8 first, 2 second, 2 senior-author) & 2 book chapters.

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Publishing Null Results

Behavioral Scientist

Nearly every scientist has felt the frustration of pouring effort, money and (sometimes) tears into a project only to get null results. The elusive p<0.05 decides whether results get …

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Writing in Academia: An Interview with Helen Sword

The Edge for Scholars

Helen Sword has made a career of studying how academic writers write. She agreed to answer a few questions from the Edge.

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Get Your PMCIDs PDQ

Rebecca Helton, MA

One item easy to do from isolation is making sure your publications comply with the NIH Public Access Policy and receive PMCIDs.

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You Need a Shut Up and Write Group Like You Need to Eat

Aimee Edgeworth

Like eating regular meals, there’s another thing you know you need to do, want to do, have to do, but can hardly find the time for: Writing.

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A Big Step Forward in Standardizing Rules for Authorship

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Get ready for some changes to manuscript submissions. NAS takes the lead in promoting transparency in authorship roles.

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