This index provides links to Anne Sasso's articles in the Audacity in Science series appearing in Science Careers.

Audacity, Part 1. What do paradigm-shifting scientists have in common?

Audacity, Part 2: A Blueprint for Audacious Science. To do breakthrough science, you need passion, a supportive institution and mentor, and a suitable problem.

Audacity, Part 3: Funding Audacious Science. What are the best strategies for funding high-risk, high-reward research?

Audacity, Part 4: Taking Liberties with Research Grants?. Should you propose safe research and then use the money for riskier work?

Audacity, Part 5: Rejection and Ridicule. The deeper your idea cuts into the heart of a field, the more your peers are likely to challenge you.

The author of this series, Anne Sasso, is a freelance writer and may be reached at amsasso at nasw dot org.

A commentary on the series:

Perspective: Audacity is Overrated, by Eleftherios P. Diamandis, 19 February 2010

A related Perspective:

Questing for Blue Oceans, by Javier Garcia-Martinez, 10 February 2012

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