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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An Academic Approach to Writing in Academia

Ashley Hood, PhD

A roundup of posts by Dr. Eric Sentell, who takes a scholarly approach to writing advice, complete with historic and literary references.

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Nature: The Plight of Young Scientists

Rebecca Helton, MA

A recent news feature in Nature highlighted challenges facing early career scientists, from pressure to publish to shrinking funding and the increasing length of time before reaching research independence. Early …

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Fresh Ideas for Writing Innovation in Your NIH Grants

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Remember you are marketing your ideas. Give your pitch to colleagues, family and friends until the innovation and value-proposition are clear in plain language.

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Overheard at Ground Level: Fresh Brewed Mentoring

The Edge for Scholars

Collected pearls from office hours with senior mentors and leaders.

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Resilience as a Common Trait in Researchers

Amy Ramsey

If I have learned one thing in science, it is how to be more resilient.

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The Scientist's Adverb

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

My take on writing tendencies in academic science and a light hearted break from all things viral.

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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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Making Lemonade: A Retraction Watch Interview

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Retraction. Its a word that for many scientists is synonymous with phrases like ‘failure’, ‘dishonesty’, and ‘career ending’. A recent¬†Retraction Watch features an interview with Pamela Roland, a Professor …

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How Journals Can Increase Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Science

eLife Early-Career Advisory Group

Radical changes that journals can adopt to address racism in the scientific community and to make science more diverse and inclusive.

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