Crushing COVID: Research Funding Opportunities

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Compilation of funding opportunities & innovation challenges to assist the academic research community in crushing COVID.

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Growing Opportunities: Research Funding Bulletin Board

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Curated list of biomedical funding opportunities, with emphasis on early career researchers, pilot research, and foundation sponsors. Check back often.

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I Killed the Chili Pepper on Rate My Professors

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rate My Professors has finally given up the notion that students should be evaluating professors on how they look. Time was up.

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Where Have All the Scientists Gone?

Maureen Gannon, PhD

The PI career seems to have become the "alternative career"

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Knock Your Next Grant Out of the Park

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Write more persuasive grants that earn better scores. Starts October 19.

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Finding Motivation When You’re Ready to Quit

Dr Liz, PhD

I’ve been trying to get funding for my research, but nothing has come through. You, too?

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The Write Rules

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Time to repent of these 10 basic writing sins.

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Why We’ve Got it Good

Director of Toughness, Academic Survivor

From the Director of Toughness: Challenging, competitive career progression is the norm in highly-educated professions. We've got it good.

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Tips for making the most of your time at ACTS and Washington, DC

Neo Gebru

Reflections from my first ACTS conference - filled with conversation starters, lessons learned, and "how to" DC

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Your Guide to the Unspoken Rules of a Career in Academics

Rebecca Helton, MA

Not Discussed is a travel guide for academics at any stage of their careers. Win a free copy by commenting!

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Mapping the Path for K (or R) Submission

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If you'll be submitting a grant in June, now is the time to start preparations.  Pacing yourself is key to a successful grant submission that doesn't leave you wrung out.

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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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