What Do You Do When They Say "No"?

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How do you convince someone to change their mind? I couldn’t magically make an R01 appear (if only!).

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Watch Now on the Edge Video Vault

Aimee Edgeworth

Break into the Edge Video Vault for a wealth of information geared to life in academics.

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Academics! Play with Darwins' Balls to Fund STEM Education

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Do your March Madness Bracket to benefit STEM projects for middle schoolers! We've raised $11,000 in 5 years. Let's make this year baller!

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Link of the Week: NIH Paylines & Resources

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With grant submission season around the corner, here’s a page you’ll want to keep in your bookmarks.  It’s a frequently updated and invaluable resource on NIH IC …

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How to Thrive Amid Academic Chaos

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The end of a semester is always hard.  Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers advice for taming the chaos. While there’s plenty of literature out there on how to survive during …

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Wheels Up: Conference Season Tips Contest

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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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From Bench Scientist to Policy Analyst

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Being a principal investigator with tons of grant funding is awesome.  But what if it’s not quite for you?  Chronicle Vitae recently ran an interview with Dr. Chris Pickett, …

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Regrouping to Gain Resilience & Resolve

Motivated Mentor

When we analyze strengths and weaknesses, seek and use pointed critique, and reject excuses, resilience and resolve will follow.

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On Motivation

Rebecca Helton, MA

Consider that according to a Gallup study only 29% of people in the U.S. are fully engaged in the work that we do. The personal and organizational impact of this …

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Why We All Need More Sleep (Really!)

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Do you have a sleep schedule, or is it more of an “I wish I had time to sleep” schedule?  Don’t laugh it off–getting enough sleep is critical …

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