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BY CLAIRE KAMALIDDIN | May 17 2024

Your needs are unique and you must take the time to reflect on who would best serve you as a mentor (hint: it probably shouldn’t be your supervisor).

BY WERNER J. BECKER | May 14 2024

It is important to move beyond your previous experience and challenge yourself in this new phase of life.

BY TANIA SULTANA | May 08 2024

When you feel overwhelmed, it is good practice to remind yourself about what you hoped to achieve in this academic space.

BY AVIVA MAJERCZYK | April 26 2024

Starting the lines of communication early will lighten your emotional load by having someone already in your corner once the writing starts.

BY ELIZABETH WELLS | April 25 2024

The best time to prep courses is when you are still operating in ‘teaching mode’ and haven’t turned into ‘research mode’ yet.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | April 22 2024

Material that may appear to be too different can sometimes make the book stronger and better.

BY TRISTRAM CHIVERS | April 15 2024

Instead of fully retiring, some institutions offer faculty the possibility of staying on with the institution as a faculty professor.

BY ELIZABETH WELLS | April 12 2024

If you find you are spending the bulk of your time putting out fires, you need to consider reasons behind them.

BY MEAGAN AUER | April 04 2024

Despite their good intentions, some interactions with our supervisors can cause feelings of stress, guilt and anxiety.

BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | April 02 2024

Nine active learning ideas to consider as you end the semester.

BY ELIZABETH WELLS | March 26 2024

This system allows you to compartmentalize in a way that most academics are not used to doing.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | March 25 2024

Why six former academics decided to launch themselves into the world of research grants support.

BY REINHART REITHMEIER & EMMANUELLE ARNAUD | March 19 2024

There are several details that should be finalized before you sign on to a faculty position.

BY GARRETT RICHARDS | March 18 2024

Building stakeholder partnerships from the beginning of a thesis project is a great way to inspire meaningful knowledge mobilization from student research.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | March 08 2024

This part of your manuscript should contain the appropriate content in the appropriate structure and also be convincing and easy to understand.

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.

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