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Rock Talk: Comparing Success Rates, Award Rates, and Funding Rates

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Let’s delve a bit deeper into one of your and my favorite topics: success rates. Most of you monitor success rates as an indicator of NIH funding trends but …

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Love TED Talks? So Do We. Tell Us Your Favorite and Win Two Tickets to TEDxNashville!

Rebecca Helton, MA

Link us to your favorite TED talk by 5 PM on March 8 and win!

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What's an Edition?

Rebecca Helton, MA

I’m glad you asked! An edition is a customized version of the site for an institution, organization, or group.  Content posted to an edition can be pushed publically to …

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I'm Dying a Slow Academic Death and Travel is the Likely Killer

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

I have been to 2 countries, 8 cities, 3 giant meetings, and given 17 talks in 4 months. And, no, I’m not looking for a job. I have two more cities in the next …

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Shields Up: Being A Science Leader in Tough Times

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It's a new week in unbelievably challenging times. Labs need to work and papers need to be published. Finding importance in pipetting and grant writing is a struggle.

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How to Be Heard by Legislators

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

The NIH budget is not final. Contact your representatives about programs you value & the need for increased investigator-initiated funding.

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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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