• Oliver Burkeman’s last column: the eight secrets to a (fairly) fulfilled life

    by Oliver Burkeman https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/sep/04/oliver-burkemans-last-column-the-eight-secrets-to-a-fairly-fulfilled-life

  • Modest Advice

    by Stephen C. Stearns https://stearnslab.yale.edu/modest-advice

  • How to get into a research lab as an undergraduate

    by Dr. Blake Porter https://www.blakeporterneuro.com/science/navigating-academia-as-an-undergraduate/how-to-get-into-a-research-lab-as-an-undergraduate/

  • Some modest and practical advice for undergraduate researchers

    by Vikram E. Chhatre https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fesajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com%2Fdoi%2Fabs%2F10.1002%2Fbes2.1745&data=05%7C01%7Ckatherine.rogers%40nih.gov%7Cfd3c4add6200457befb408dabdb051d9%7C14b77578977342d58507251ca2dc2b06%7C0%7C0%7C638030862232533437%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=jSZAUbJ8jshxrHxk%2FIMW%2BiK712fe7rkTLPh8ydBh5a8%3D&reserved=0

  • Should you go to graduate school?

    Should you go to graduate school?

    By David Fay Should you go to graduate school? It’s a question a lot of undergraduates and recent graduates wrestle with. And for good reason. I wrestled with it as an undergraduate. I also kept wrestling with it during graduate school. I would have continued to wrestle with it after I got my PhD if…

  • Advice for a Young Investigator

    Ramón y Cajal https://mitpress.mit.edu/9780262681506/advice-for-a-young-investigator/

  • Stages of Scientific Development

    Stages of Scientific Development

    By David S. Fay It’s no secret that to be successful in science requires a wide range of skills. Some of these combine physical dexterity with attention to detail, like accurate pipetting, good sterile technique, and precise dissection skills. Others are based more on habits and expected behaviors, such as detailed note-taking, strong organizational skills,…