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    Katherine Button
    April 30, 2013

    Questioning the Validity of Neuroscience Results

    A recent analysis in neuroscience urges caution both in reading the literature and in designing your own experiments.

    September 21, 2001

    UAB Roundtable Yields Quick Results

    November 12, 1999 Survey Results are In

    August 20, 2004

    Tooling Up: First Impressions—Are Interview Results Preordained?

    Perhaps the best advice is that because there's nothing you can do about it anyway, you might as well be yourself. There's something liberating about the idea that you don't really have to perform, to pretend to be something you're not.

    September 01, 2006

    Truth and Consequences

    July 07, 2006

    A Pressure Cooker for Postdocs?

    "His lab mantra was, 'It's better to ask forgiveness than permission,' 'If I don't know about it, it doesn't happen,' [and] 'Get it done at all costs, and don't tell me how.' " --Maura Lee Upright

    April 16, 2004

    Writing a Publishable Journal Article: A Perspective From the Other Side of the Desk

    [H]ow can you be certain that the journal’s editor and peer reviewers will agree that your paper merits publication?

    April 13, 2007

    Mastering Your PhD: Science Papers that Shine

    Your writing should reflect the same clarity and concision as your research.

    September 03, 2004

    The Art of the Artefact

    February 15, 2002

    Your First "First-Author" Paper: Part One--The Writing

    Most other scientists will be far more interested in what
    they think your results mean than in what you think they mean.

    April 18, 2003

    Yours Transferredly: Reading Between the Lines

    If you read things at face value and don't wise up to the hidden meanings in paper-speak, you might get left behind.

    November 16, 2015

    The tension between career risk and innovation

    Career incentives stop many researchers from pursuing risky projects

    November 21, 2003

    Sticking Irons Into the Funding Fire

    If you have a good idea, don't just throw it into a grant application--do the pilot experiment and get that result in hand.

    June 23, 2015

    What happens after a retraction?

    Retractions, whether for honest error or misconduct, diminish future citations to researchers’ old papers by 10% to 20%, a study says.

    July 01, 2011

    Content Collection: Scientific Presentations

    Here's everything you need to know about delivering oral scientific presentations (except the science), all in one place.

    June 15, 2015

    Your ‘best chance’ of winning a Nobel Prize

    Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka doesn’t know what young scientists should do to win the prize, but he’s sure it’s important to be innovative and unique.

    July 21, 2006

    Managing Knowledge Workers

    Best practice calls for emphasis on relationships, collaboration, and professionalism, and for de-emphasis of formal performance measures.

    January 19, 2001

    Yours Transferably: Going Global 1--Why and Who?