How to Create a Professional Website: A Guide for Academics

Posted on October 11, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, PhD If you’re in the academic job market these days, or plan to be in the future, you’ve probably given some thought to...

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A Grad Student’s Guide to Applying for Scholarships

Posted on August 30, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. Attending grad school is expensive and can mean heading into the working world with student debt that follows you around for...

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Ten Tips for Making the Most of Your Summer Conference Trip

Posted on May 29, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, and the temperature is slowly rising. That can only mean one thing…...

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Air & Light & Time & Space, by Helen Sword

Posted on April 20, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. Most academics have a fraught, love/hate relationship with writing. Though the final product brings pleasure and a sense of...

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How to Keep Your Research Out of Fake Journals and Scam Conferences

Posted on March 23, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. “Scientific literacy must include the ability to recognize publishing fraud.” – Jeffrey Beall, Nature (2012)...

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Ten Steps for Making the Most of Your Post-Doc Years

Posted on March 2, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. The years you spend as a post-doctoral fellow can be some of the most important—and most overwhelming—of your...

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How to Write a Scientific Peer Review: A Guide for the New Reviewer

Posted on January 31, 2017

By Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D. At some point in almost every scientist’s early career, he or she is asked to peer review a research paper for a journal...

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