Creating a New Mentor-Mentee Action Plan: MMAP

The Edge for Scholars

We need your help redrawing the map for mentors and mentees.

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Be Proud of Your Accent! Give Confident Conference Presentations

Judith Ford, PhD

Speak proudly and confidently - How to give a great conference presentation regardless of your language background.

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One-Minute Writing Tuneup: Comprise vs. Compose

Rebecca Helton, MA

“Comprised of” should never exist in formal writing.

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How Not to Blow an Interview

The Edge for Scholars

A roundup of the internet's best advice for acing your interview.

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Couch to K (or R)

The Edge for Scholars

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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National Mentor Month: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Eric Austin, MD, MSCI

Mentoring and career development work together to propel your academic success.

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Better than Tenure

Bruce Caron, PhD

The challenge here is to come up with a new professional bargain between professors and universities that is better than tenure...

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If They Can't Trust You with Stats, They Won't Trust You with Money

James West, PhD

You've convinced reviewers they'll be brought up for war crimes if they don't fund your grant, but your statistics make you look amateurish.

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Keeping Your Eye on the R01 Ball

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Staying focused on R01 timing is the main game for K awardees.

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Disobedient Squirrel: An Interview with BethAnn McLaughlin

The Edge for Scholars

Winner of the 2018 MIT Disobedience Award talks about blogging, Fighty Squirrel, and #MeTooSTEM.

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