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Defending science by opening up: Lessons from Understanding Animal Research
Understanding Animal Research's communication strategy of proactive transparency serves as a model to scientists, says Lev Tankelevitch.
How travelling can help prepare you for a successful research career
Travelling has enhanced Andy Tay's scientific networks and social awareness, and prepared him to work in an international setting
Scientific computing: Code alert
Programming tools can speed up and strengthen analyses, but mastering the skills takes time and can be daunting.
Look before you leap
If your job is at risk, don't wait until the last minute before planning a safe landing.
Ten tips for finding an effective mentor
Finding an effective mentor who offers advice and inspiration can help you navigate the maze successfully, say Andrew Gaudet and Laura Fonken.
Margaret Thatcher, post-truth, and other "political scientists"
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Postdocs and early-career researchers: be more than a name on a website
Gaia Donati urges peer reviewers to make things easier by setting up a personal web page outlining their research experience and interests.
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