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Did You Miss It? Big Research Investing and A Decade of DrugmonkeyBlog
This week's edition of Friday Fighty Squirrel (FFS) offers a quick glimpse of things you migh...
Fighty Squirrel
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Coming Soon... A New and Improved Edge for Scholars Website
You asked for it, so we made it...  a site capable of customized content feeds, group member...
Helen Bird
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Open Season: NIH Loan Repayment Program
NIH wants to pay your medical or grad school debt.  1,500 awards are active each year, and e...
Edge for Scholars
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Three (Grant) Peeves in a Pod: Formatting
Ever since the holy trinity important things have come in threes—listen up. Every study sec...
Cranky Reviewer
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Your Posters are Scaring Away Collaborators: Do Better. Words of advice from Dr. Zen Faulkes
I recently signed up two graduate students for an online course on how to bring their posters...
Thanks Ken....We didn't even know this was a thing!! 
Fighty Squirrel
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No Help? You Can Still Delegate. Here's How.
When productivity and management gurus tell you to delegate, do you laugh and say, "Sure, if...
Edge for Scholars
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Acing Your Research Aims
All research proposals - grants, dissertations, internal funding - must ace the descriptio...
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Are You Being Aggressive Enough in Resubmitting Manuscripts?
Receiving a rejection letter is a common experience, yet it seems to be intensely polarizing betw...
Nicholas Lindner
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Is Your CV Making You Look Like a Chump?
CVs are a fabulous way to frame your skills and interests with institutions you are interacting w...
I agree with Josh. A few personal details like marital status, children, if you plan to stay/ move w...
Fighty Squirrel
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3 Secrets to Building Your Mental Strength
The brain is an organ just like any other in the body, and its function is directly impacted by h...
Nicholas Lindner
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Understanding H. pylori: Meira Epplein
Meira Epplein, PhD, came to epidemiology by a more scenic route than most.  She has always b...
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Get Writing and Recapture Your Free Time with How to Write a Lot
Do you find your grant-writing intruding on time you’d rather spend with your family? ...
Totally agree: the year I started blocking off time fiercely was also the year I had 5 first author...
Rebecca Helton
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NFL Combine and NFL Study Section
Once a year men who have trained their whole lives to have a shot at a professional career i...
Katherine Hartmann
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The 125 Hour Work Week
Late last week, if you listened hard enough, you could hear the collective sob of well-read junio...
Well said. I also felt the "sandpaper rub against my psyche" when I read that commentary. It's socia...
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Being Really You and Really Professional on Social Media
Is there a difference between what you’d post for your colleagues versus what you’d p...
Some of my favorite scientists on social media are hilariously human in their comme...
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FFS: Faculty Disparity, Violence and Starvation
I've decided to reup my efforts at bringing some important news you might have overlooked thi...
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Buckle Your Seatbelts, Motherf*$%ers...This is How You Start a Grant
Fight Squirrel's ninja-in-training Amy Palubinsky sent me this fabulous bit of prose she foun...
I know this is how I started every paper in grad school.
Fighty Squirrel
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Community Engagement and the Befuddled Academic
When I wrote my first Op/Ed piece as a faculty member, I was scared of out my mind.  I ...
Fighty Squirrel
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Meditation: It’s Not What You Think
When you read the word “meditation,” what image first comes to mind? A New Yorker...
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I'm Dying a Slow Academic Death and Travel is the Likely Killer
I have been to 2 countries, 8 cities, 3 giant meetings, and given 17 talks in 4 months. And, no, ...
Grumpy Squirrel

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