Nerdy Science Gifts for All

Helen Bird

We surveyed grad students, post docs, and faculty to bring you the best and most thoughtful gifts for academics.

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Interviewing Do's and Don'ts (from Those Who've Seen It All)

Rebecca Helton, MA

Two department chairs and a vice chair for faculty affairs share how to put your best foot forward in the faculty interview.

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Salvaging an Insufficient Offer

Motivated Mentor

When a salary and start-up offer is unacceptable you need a strategy to redeem the situation. Planning your script optimizes the chances of negotiations ending well.

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More Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Wrote My K

The Edge for Scholars

Three more K awardees share the advice they wish they'd received before preparing career development awards.

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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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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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Not that Kind of Career Development Award: Tales of Living with the K99/R00

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Some of the most valuable lessons have nothing to do with science.

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Scholarly Activities for a Remote Research Lab

Two Peds in a Blog, MD, PhD

What meaningful activities can we perform given the inability to physically meet or be in our lab? Here are some ideas.

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Rochester's Neuroscience Harassment Debacle Gives NIH Director a Chance to Tackle Harassment: Will He Take It?

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Rochester's neuroscience program has failed to protect trainees from harassment and faculty from retaliation. Look for swift action from NIH Director Collins

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Pay It Forward with a Prize

The Edge for Scholars

Your hard-earned wisdom may be the solution to someone else’s need

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