1,000 Awesome Things About Life in Research

The Edge for Scholars

Building a list of 1,000 awesome things that come along with life in science, one quirky, funny, inspiring piece at a time. Missing your favorite awesomeness? Or have The perfect image? …

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Cancel Your Talks: A Way for Academics to Make a Statement Against Hatred

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Wondering what you can do to stop violent extremists? Stop going to campuses where they give them a platform to threaten college communities.

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Shields Up: Being A Science Leader in Tough Times

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It's a new week in unbelievably challenging times. Labs need to work and papers need to be published. Finding importance in pipetting and grant writing is a struggle.

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Why and How to Take a Work Retreat

Motivated Mentor

A guide to clearing the decks and escaping your work routines to feed your brain new thoughts, reflect, connect ideas, and have time to delve into new projects (or gather inspiration to complete old ones).

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NIH Wants to Pay Your Student Loans. Here's How to Make It Easier for Them to Do It.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NIH's Loan Repayment Programs have some of the highest funding rates. Here's how you can make it easier to get your loans paid.

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Point_Mutation Gives a Master Class in Scientists as Wackaloons.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Our gloriously strange twitter science buddies shared what it takes to make experiments that are feisty work.

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Nature Suggests UK Follow US Lead on Academic Sexual Harassment. Please Don't.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

In its July 27th issue, Nature published an editorial encouraging leaders of the UK's 1752 Working Group on academic sexual harassment to take their lead from the US. Sir Philip was …

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Innovation Lab for Early Career Researchers: Radical Solutions to the Opioid Misuse Epidemic

The Edge for Scholars

Seeking early career researchers who are ready for a multidisciplinary, deep-dive into collaborative research on opioid misuse.

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Resilience as a Common Trait

Amy Ramsey

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

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Mentees and Mentors Must-Read Book Lists

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

We asked mentees and mentors what books most influenced their careers, which they give or lend most, and what they are currently reading.

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What's a BATNA?

The Edge for Scholars

The power of the BATNA is really the power to say no without feeling like you’ve failed.

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