May 22, 2018
How to Craft a Winning Title for Your Research Proposal
The title of your grant proposal to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) is your first chance to win over peer reviewers with an innovative, creative idea that they’ll want to champion for funding.
May 15, 2018
Dealing with the ‘Negative’ Staffer Who Is Bringing Down Lab Morale
“Most PIs don’t realize how destructive that behavior can be. It can bring down the entire team,” says Maryrose Franko, PhD, Senior Program Officer, Graduate Science Education, Office of Grants and Special Programs, at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Md.
May 08, 2018
Career Coach: Ideal Teaching Load?
As a new PI, you should have a frank discussion with your chair about selecting classes that will allow you to contribute to the teaching mission of the department while maintaining the time needed to develop and manage a funded research program.
May 01, 2018
3 Steps to Boost Lab Morale
Creating and maintaining good morale in your lab is one of the best ways to stimulate more science and discoveries. A collegial atmosphere can facilitate collaboration and smooth workflow by promoting co-workers as important and personable team players. Here are three strategies that can help.