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BY NANDA DIMITROV | NOV 17 2008

Five practical tips to help you beat academic culture shock

BY CAROLYN WATTERS, SUNNY MARCHE + DIETER PELZER | NOV 03 2008

Six best practices for supervisors, students and supervisory committees

BY NANDA DIMITROV | NOV 03 2008

Recognizing the five stages of academic culture shock

NOV 03 2008

Kevin Hutchings is a professor of English literature at University of Northern British Columbia, as well as a Canada Research Chair in Romantic Studies. He has also produced a CD of music set to the poetry of English poet William Blake (which you can listen to a sampling of here; and, read more about here).

BY MARLENE POMRENKE | OCT 24 2008

What female scholars need to know to get a faculty job in academia

BY UA/AU | OCT 06 2008

Half the battle in getting your book manuscript or revised dissertation published is choosing the right publisher

BY FRANCINE MCKENZIE | OCT 06 2008

I’ve begun to doubt the value of professional development in favour of the school of hard knocks.

BY MARLENE POMRENKE | SEP 08 2008

New research explains gender-specific barriers to academic success

BY BLESSIE MATHEW | SEP 08 2008

You know you’re not the next contestant on Beauty and the Geek. So why keep letting employers think that way?

BY CAROLYN STEELE | AUG 05 2008

More and more scholars are intertwining their interests into fulfilling hybrid academic careers

BY NICOLE ARBOUR | AUG 05 2008

A postdoc takes a look at what you need to know before embarking upon a career in medical illustration

BY BARBARA CRUTCHLEY | JUN 09 2008

An expert offers her top 10 tips to improve your grant writing skills

BY CAROLYN STEELE | JUN 09 2008

The mandarin option is looking better than ever for some graduate students

BY NICOLE ARBOUR | JUN 09 2008

Bring science from the bench to the bedside in a career that draws on your strengths in research and working with people

BY NANDA DIMITROV | APR 07 2008

Understanding your cultural differences with international students is the key to fostering a productive and rewarding supervisory relationship

BY NICOLE ARBOUR | APR 07 2008

An indispensable checklist to help you answer: “Is a science career in academia right for me?”

BY MELANIE SCOTT | MAR 10 2008

An interview with professor John Beck, conflict resolution expert

BY JOY MIGHTY | MAR 10 2008

Nurturing an inclusive classroom is a matter of shaping content, altering conduct and widening context

BY CAROLYN STEELE | FEB 11 2008

Sessional contracts can be ideal for catapulting into a tenure track position – if you use them strategically

BY KIMBERLY LAWTON + ADAM CHAPNICK | FEB 11 2008

Creating a harmonious working relationship between RAs and their supervisors is tantamount to getting good results