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The Edge for Scholars

Find your friends, the fighty squirrel who stirs things up, or people from your institution. Or other places, because profiles are here!

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Seeing the Dark Side of #Worksmarter

Motivated Mentor

We cannot trap our staff and faculty in over commitment on a burnout treadmill and imply blame that they are not smart enough to do their work properly. Work smarter is starting to leave a bitter taste.

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Advice for My Graduating Students

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week one of my graduate students returned to the lab nest after seven long years away. I loved this student. I missed him when he left. He was kind …

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Voices from the March for Science - Nashville

Pamela Hull, PhD

People from all walks of life were inspired to march for many reasons. Voices in Nashville conveyed five key themes about why science matters and pledged commitment to continue science communication and advocacy.

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Responding to Manuscript Reviews While Avoiding Cerebral Aneurysms

James West, PhD

A request for revisions is as good as acceptance - but only if you'll put aside your burning desire to see the wretches who did not appreciate your brilliance crushed for their impertinence.

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Speed Mentoring: Seven Steps to a Successful Session

The Edge for Scholars

Speed mentoring is a riff on speed dating that allows trainees & early career faculty to meet multiple mentors in a short time. We share all the details needed to host your own speed mentoring.

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Academic Reads: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

New York Times best selling author Mark Manson has some helpful advice for young academics. Brace yourself for a hilarious and swear ridden read about how to prioritize your life.

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Conversion of a Social Media Skeptic

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Information is being propagated in important ways in online forums and social media. Sharing experiences and advice can enrich us all.

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Ideas for the Academic Traveler

Motivated Mentor

Maximize the best parts of travel by adding new dimensions to your planning and by disrupting some conventional ideas about work travel.

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Introverts Can Network, Too!

Alvin Jeffery, PhD, RN

Do you consider yourself an introvert? Do you get anxious thinking about how to meet new colleagues? Check out these tips shared from a fellow introvert...

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Time Management for Profs Who Hate Time Tracking

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

This is for those of you who HATE time tracking. Because you’re too creative. Your job is too unpredictable. You don’t believe in time as we know it….…

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