Can you leave academia, take a long break, and come back? I talk about my experience of being a returner to science and how I am taking up mentoring to share my experience with others.
That graphic cliff of emissions is telling us we cannot keep doing the same thing – as if that inconvenient report never came out – we cannot keep flying everywhere to network and hear each other talk in person
Academics should question whether advising students to do as we do, or follow in our footsteps, is really the best advice for students.
Finishing your PhD and entering the postdoctoral world? Congratulations! In an ode to “The First Year Experience of a Grad Student” I provide a narrative of my first-year experience as a postdoctoral fellow and lend a few tips for what I found made me successful.
I provide here examples of situations when it is understandable or acceptable to decline peer reviewing a manuscript.
The lag that many graduate students experience between gathering feedback on their ideas and publishing leaves them vulnerable the unethical tactics of scooping “hawks”. How much do we need to worry about this? Game theory can help us decide.
The process of putting together a conference session is strange at first, but what you soon realize is that what you are actually doing is making a science mixtape for all your closest friends. And if you want that mixtape to shine, you need to make sure your session is diverse, inclusive, and focused.