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May 2017

UCS Webinar, May 18- Mentorships: Navigating the Science Advocacy World

With recent attacks on science by Congress and the Trump administration, it has become clear that there is a need, now more than ever, for scientists and experts to educate the public and influence decision makers on science-based policies. For an advocacy-minded young scientist, that might be difficult in an academic environment that prioritizes research over public engagement.   Please…

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Early career scientists publish earlier: An analysis with Google Scholar

As I was reading through Adam Grant’s recent book Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, a quote he references by Einstein made me think about the ideas that early career scientists generate: “A person who has not made great contributions to science by the age of 30 will never do so.” This quote got me thinking about how the landscape…

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UCS Webinar, May 18- Mentorships: Navigating the Science Advocacy World

With recent attacks on science by Congress and the Trump administration, it has become clear that there is a need, now more than ever, for scientists and experts to educate the public and influence decision makers on science-based policies. For an advocacy-minded young scientist, that might be difficult in an academic environment that prioritizes research over public engagement.   Please…

Read More

Early career scientists publish earlier: An analysis with Google Scholar

As I was reading through Adam Grant’s recent book Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, a quote he references by Einstein made me think about the ideas that early career scientists generate: “A person who has not made great contributions to science by the age of 30 will never do so.” This quote got me thinking about how the landscape…

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