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Tyler Cowen Advice on Academic Publishing

George Mason University economics professor Tyler Cowen gives advice on academic publishing for aspiring classical liberal academics. For more tips and resou...
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How to become a professor

How does one rise from being a lowly undergraduate to an esteemed professor? Three scientists explain how the academic system works and how they won recent p...
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Presentations: Pressure to perform : Naturejobs

Presentations: Pressure to perform : Naturejobs | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
Talks offer scientists a chance to show off their work, but it is difficult to make an impact.
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Four of the Biggest Networking Mistakes

By now, we all know that spending time building a professional network is extremely important. It can be the key to finding a new job and growing in your career.
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Social Media for Science Outreach – A Case Study: Personal Motives for Starting a Science Blog

Social Media for Science Outreach – A Case Study: Personal Motives for Starting a Science Blog | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
To tie in with this month’s SoNYC birthday celebrations, we are hosting a collection of case studies that discuss how social media can be used for science outreach.
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Blurring the Lines Between Academic and Industrial Cancer Research | Science Careers

Blurring the Lines Between Academic and Industrial Cancer Research | Science Careers | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
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Grad Student Advice Series: Approaching Your Advisor About Alternative PhD Careers

Grad Student Advice Series: Approaching Your Advisor About Alternative PhD Careers | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
Doctoral students in many disciplines realize the odds are against them. But students are often afraid to approach their advisers about other nonfaculty career choices, for fear of disapproval. And...
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The Importance of Informational Interviews and Networking for Science Professionals

The Importance of Informational Interviews and Networking for Science Professionals | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
I have my 50th Informational Interview Tomorrow. I started in Jan of 2012 and have expanded to over 25 companies, nationwide. I have met (in person) with Field Application Scientists, Product Manag...
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Mastering the Art: The Two Stages of Writing

Mastering the Art: The Two Stages of Writing | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
Some years ago I attended a workshop on academic writing at the University of Edinburgh. To be honest with you, I do not remember much about it. But at some point the instructor said something that...
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Career Advice on becoming a Laboratory Technician by Sophie Hill (Full Version)

Sophie enjoyed science at school and decided to pursue biology at both A-level and for her degree. She studied at the University of Birmingham and whilst stu...
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How to Stand Out When Applying for An Academic Job

How to Stand Out When Applying for An Academic Job | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
"I regret to inform you that your application has not been successful." The letter you were so eagerly awaiting has arrived. You were full of anticipation for your latest application. But this was ...
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Tooling Up: The Applications Scientist Career Track | Science Careers

Tooling Up: The Applications Scientist Career Track | Science Careers | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
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Top Ten Tips for doing your PhD - Careers Advice - jobs.ac.uk

jobs.ac.uk - Search 1000's of science, research and academic related vacancies in the UK and abroad. Updated daily, easy to use job search and a free Jobs by Email service.
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"Frontiers has a new model for academic publications" - Idan Segev

What is Frontiers? Frontiers is an online platform for the scientific community to publish open-access articles and network with colleagues. Idan Segev, Editor…
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Start It Up | The Scientist Magazine®

Start It Up | The Scientist Magazine® | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
Young researchers who left the academic path to transform their bright ideas into thriving companies discuss their experiences, and how you can launch your own business.
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The Three Things It Takes to Be Wildly Successful

The Three Things It Takes to Be Wildly Successful | The PhD Path | Scoop.it
Have you heard of Adam Grant? If not, you soon will. Not only is Dr. Grant the youngest tenured professor at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, he’s also …
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