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How to stay balanced as an academic scientist.

Posted by: Judith Edwards
Jan. 31, 2017

Academic scientists often face a tough work-life balance. Between teaching, conducting research, working in the field, managing graduate students, and securing funding—it can be almost impossible to manage it all.

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Five ways to put yourself first so you can do your best work (because science matters).

Posted by: Judith Edwards
Jan. 31, 2017

We’re already 1/12 of the way through 2017. Which means you’re already up to your ears in new projects, new travel schedules, new grad students to manage, and new funding to acquire. Overwhelmed yet? It might seem counterintuitive, but the ...

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January Publication Roundup: See how our tools are being used in research.

Posted by: Judith Edwards
Jan. 25, 2017

Enjoy our monthly roundup of the latest published research conducted with help from our instruments.

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Field Notes: Why leaf quality is important to an insect ecologist.

Posted by: Judith Edwards
Jan. 17, 2017

When we hear the word “insect,” our minds often conjure up images of pesky buzzing creatures who sting or bite us, or destroy all of the vegetables in our garden.

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Our list of plant science grants to apply for in 2017!

Posted by: Judith Edwards
Jan. 3, 2017

Whether we like it or not, one of the biggest challenges facing scientists today is funding—specifically the competitive process of securing highly-sought after grants every few years in order to pay for salaries, graduate assistants, equipment, and laboratory expenses. It’s ...

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