10 Takeaways for Managing Undergraduate Research Assistants

Helen Bird

With guidance, undergrads can be reliable, competent and self-motivated young scientists who are an integral part of your research team.

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Are We In A Mentoring Crisis?

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

Two out of every five trainees need more than what they're getting in terms of mentorship. It's time to figure out how to help them.

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How to Protect Your Protected Time

Rebecca Helton

A K protects 75% of your effort, but what about that class you teach, or clinic time, or dissertation committees, or...?

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Academic Non-Renewal: Don’t Think it Can’t Happen to You

Dr Liz, PhD

Three years ago this week, I was given my 1-year’s notice that my tenure track Assistant Professor job would be non-renewed.

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Not that Kind of Grant: Tales of Early Career Investigator Grants

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many sources and types of grants.

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Research Manuscripts Should Tell Really Good Stories

Aimee Edgeworth

Does your research paper have a climax? Improve scientific writing with these storytelling techniques from Dr. Rafael E. Luna.

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Four Things You Can Do Now That You're Mad About Academic Harassment

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The NASEM report on sexual harassment in academia was depressing AF. Now what? Four things you can do this instant to help women in STEM.

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Using NIH RePORTER to Find Your Guide

Rebecca Helton

Use Matchmaker to find Program Officials of active grants similar to yours. Here's how.

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Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide

Pat Bird, MHSA, MA (Conflict Transformation)

Bring your posters, proposals, and papers to life by becoming a more effective data storyteller.

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Not that Kind of Scientist: Tales of Teaching

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It takes twice as much time as you think.

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