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A postdoc position is often looked upon as a stepping stone to a tenure track faculty position. But a postdoc also involves a unique set of challenges which…
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Presenting at an academic conference is an opportunity that most young researchers look forward to. However, addressing a large audience can make you feel nervous, at…
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Have you often wondered how your research activities and achievements can be distinguished from those of other researchers with similar names? If your name appears as …
Why every researcher must register for a unique contributor id right now!
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A poster presentation is the perfect opportunity for you to highlight the importance of your research for people attending the conference. Posters are like billboards…
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Having a good academic CV is the first and perhaps most crucial step towards getting started on your career path after your PhD. Most often, the CV is the door that…
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In the pursuit of success in academia, early career researchers look out for opportunities to showcase their skills. One way to do this is by peer reviewing. How can…
How to become a peer reviewer: Tips for early career researchers
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The number of publications to a researcher’s credit seems to matter more than the quality of the work done. How did the publishing industry get to this point? How can…
Peer reviewing a scientific manuscript can be a difficult task for first time reviewers. This article lists the main responsibilities of a peer reviewer, explains how a…
The process for an academic interview is quite different from a regular interview. This post explains what an academic interview is like and provides some tips on how…
This article provides some tips on how to introduce yourself during your postdoc search, what information should be included, and how to organize your approach to…