"Psst....Pass Me Those Aims?" How You Can See Everyone's Full Grant Application.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Ever wonder what your competitors are doing? Just file a FOIA and you can read their grants. Your institution is probably already doing it.

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Working Parents During Coronavirus: Staying Productive & Patient

Helen Bird

Tips for parenting & working from home. If all else fails: adopt a cat, buy lots of chocolate, and turn the TV.

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Our Obsession with Tenure

Inga Chira, PhD, CFP®

Chasing tenure translates into a life people outside the academic do not understand. I am often amazed by the importance professors place on their tenure above their families, their sanity, …

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How to Be Heard by Legislators about Proposed NIH Budget Cuts

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

A how-to guide for calling and writing your legislators about the proposed NIH budget cuts. Do it! Scientists are making a difference.

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Wheels Up: Conference Season Tips Contest

The Edge for Scholars

Paying it forward can pay off literally. We’re awarding $1,000 for travel to Translational Science 2020 for the post with the most views.

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The Recruitment Tool You Didn’t Know You Have

The Edge for Scholars

If you are based at one of 135 US institutions and you recruit human subjects, you need to check out ResearchMatch.org to find potential research participants from a growing pool …

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MARCH MADNESS: Brackets Benefitting STEM Education. Play with Darwin's Balls!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academics! Play a March Madness Bracket Now Benefitting Kids STEM Education! #DarwinsBalls

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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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Not that Kind of Investment: Tales of Time Commitment

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Your most precious commodity is time.

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When Polite Isn't Going to Cut It: Calling Out Everyday Sexism at Conferences

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

What do you do when you are at an academic meeting and see the only woman on a panel not being given a chance to speak? If you're Marilee Talkington, …

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