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BY ELIZABETH WELLS | February 27 2024

The composition of this document gives you the opportunity to reflect on where you are going in your career and how you are feeling about your work.

BY REINHART REITHMEIER | February 23 2024

This position gives you a great opportunity to expand your leadership skills.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | February 20 2024

You should carefully consider word choices and sentence structures when you’ve got a high-stakes presentation to give.

BY ELIZABETH WELLS | January 26 2024

By removing yourself from familiar surroundings, you will be able to zero in on a particular task or project without all the usual distractions.

BY MARCO ROMAGNOLI | January 24 2024

Envisioning the PhD journey as three distinct stages: the marathon, the discourse and the compass.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | January 23 2024

Four health research grants specialists share their top tips.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | January 16 2024

Effective listening is a valuable life and career skill that instructors can help students develop.

BY KAITIE JOURDEUIL & DAX D'ORAZIO | January 04 2024

Recognizing other forms of scholarly communication can provide more creative ways to generate and mobilize knowledge.

BY ALAN MARTINO | December 21 2023

Navigating academia with invisible disabilities.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | December 18 2023

Understanding research independence can help identify level-appropriate strategies for skill development.

BY DAVID ZITNER | December 14 2023

Remember that you have the right to ask questions and can disagree with a diagnosis.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | December 12 2023

Part two of my series on low-effort, high-reward graphics for grant proposals, this time focusing on timeline charts.

BY ELIZABETH WELLS | December 11 2023

A mission statement helps remind us of where we should be spending our time.

BY TANIA SULTANA | December 07 2023

Six steps to start a business when you have no money.

BY MERAB MUSHFIQ | November 30 2023

Self-efficacy is individuals’ own belief in themselves.

BY KATIE GEORGE | November 29 2023

It is not enough to have a postdocs’ association at your institution – they require a voice, power and influence to make important changes for future researchers.

BY MICHELLE LEI | November 27 2023

This path allowed me to dive into a new field while maintaining a time commitment comparable to a traditional master’s program.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | November 24 2023

How some Canadian research universities approach graduate professional development.

BY ALEXANDER CLARK & BAILEY SOUSA | November 23 2023

None of us are perfect, and we need to be able to acknowledge that to improve.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | November 22 2023

Here are some low-effort, high-reward ideas that can contribute to a great looking grant proposal.

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