Labor Unions for students, postdocs and research track faculty

Ann, PhD, MS

While I deeply understand the desire for job security for postdoctoral fellows and non-tenure track faculty, I do not feel that unions are the way to go.  The best job …

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Pay It Forward Contest Winner

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Paying it forward paid off literally for the winner of our contest to post advice you wish you had known at key points in your career.

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Think of It as the Next Big Adventure

Ross Cloney, PhD

Five years ago I joined Nature Communications from my postdoc to begin my new life as an editor.

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Thank a Congress Critter! Science Budget is a Win for NIH NSF

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

This week's bipartisan budget offered big wins for NIH and NSF thanks to Congressional Reps Tom Coles and Roy Blunt. 👏🏽

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How to Book a Hotel for a Conference

Melis Sahinoz, MD

A recipe for booking conference hotel rooms.

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Watch the Front Lines

David Calkins, PhD

Delegation is important; but make sure to remain engaged.

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“Modifying the Current Flow from Negative to Positive (Data!)”

Britney Lizama, B.S.

Scientists are experts at asking questions, analyzing, and critiquing. We are also taught that while there are rules and facts in biology, exceptions to rules exist – in fact, we expect …

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Three Irish Scientists You Should Know

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In honor of St. Patrick's Day, here are three Irish scientists who've made contributions to medical history.

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The Scientist's Adverb

Lucile Wrenshall, MD, PhD

My take on writing tendencies in academic science and a light hearted break from all things viral.

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NIAAA Steps Up with Great Addiction Outreach Tool

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Scientists & clinicians studying alcoholism now have an amazing resource they can recommend for alcohol information and treatment. ✔︎ it out

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