Water Your ORCID

Rebecca Helton, MA

NIH begins requiring an ORCID ID for those on training grants in October. Here's how to set up yours.

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Pay It Forward Contest Winner

The Edge for Scholars

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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What the F? Deciding When to Submit an NRSA Fellowship.

Melissa Krasnove

The easy answer to "When should I submit an NRSA fellowship?" is “now". But what factors need to be considered when deciding the best time?

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When the Help You Get Isn't Helpful

Rebecca Helton, MA

Have you ever received unsolicited, off-target advice? Some people just instinctually offer solutions when they see someone in need. But what if their understanding of what’s wrong is, quite …

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Walk the Dog: How Writing Every Day Can Make a Project Seem Less Daunting

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

In her Chronicle Vitae article, Joli Jensen equates her daily writing time with walking the dog. That is, many people view their writing obligations as “wild beasts, lurking in the …

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Productivity Tip #5: Delegate! What Can A Virtual Assistant Do For You?

The Edge for Scholars

When productivity and management gurus tell you to delegate, do you laugh and say, “Sure, if I had someone to delegate to!” Thanks to the rise of virtual assistants, you …

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Expectations for Trainee Publication Output

Rebecca Helton, MA

A question arrived about publication expectations for trainees at the blog mailbox recently. “I was wondering if you would consider a blog post and perhaps encouraging discussion on a related …

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Cool Jobs

Rebecca Helton, MA

I stumbled across this article about a chemistry professor who did science advising for Breaking Bad.  That sounds like an awesome gig.  Does anyone have any stories about opportunities that …

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Myers Briggs Made Useful: Academic Edition

The Edge for Scholars

Ask someone if they would take a personality test and they may first think of strange inkblots and probing questions about their childhood. Today’s personality tests move far beyond …

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