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    Combining Teaching and Working in Industry

    For academic careers, the big question is always: academia or industry? But why not a bit of both? If you want to combine teaching and working in industry, there are possibilities ...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Importance of research autonomy when employed in academia

    One of the great advantages of performing your research within an academic setting rather than a commercial one is the degree of research autonomy which you posses. This means that...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Top 10 Free Online Courses: Statistics & Data Analysis

    There are now more online learning options than ever available, including many courses which you can take entirely for free. Whether you want to prepare for your upcoming universit...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Tips for academics on how to deal with short-term contracts and job insecurity

    One issue for those working in academia that can be difficult to deal with is the problem of job insecurity. It is common for postdocs or junior lectures to be employed on short-te...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    How to show the best of your study abroad on your resume

    When you're been abroad for a semester or longer during your studies, you're bound to have picked up lots of new skills and knowledge that can help you to stand out when applying f...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Teaching for varying class sizes

    When you're teaching, it's important to find a way to engage with all of your students, to keep their interest and to make sure that they understand the information that you're con...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    15 Must-Attend Conferences and Workshops 2015/2016: Social Sciences

    With the summer behind us (at least for those in the northern hemisphere), now is the best time to start planning your academic calendar for the coming year. However, the number of...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Working as a researcher in a company vs university: Social Sciences

    For graduates of the social sciences, there is a wide range of career possibilities open. For people who are curious, self-motivated, and capable of both good organisation and...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    For-profit universities: How to avoid "diploma mill" institutions

    As an academic, you may feel somewhat insulated from the profit-driven business world. Certainly, academia has traditionally been regarded as an enclave separated from corporate co...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    How to make the most of PhD journal clubs

    A popular activity among PhD students, particularly for those in structured programs, is a journal club. This is a regular meeting at which PhD students gather together to read&nbs...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Open access: avoiding predatory publishers

    Open access publishing – that is, a system whereby authors pay a fee to a journal to make their research publicly available for anyone to read, for free – has become more and more ...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Top 5 Digital Tools For Professors

    If you're working as a professor, you likely have a large number of projects on the go and a lot of demands on your time. It can be hard to keep track of everything, but there are ...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    5 best tools for lecturers, professors & teachers to deal with students

    For lecturers and professors, there are a wealth of technological tools to assist with teaching and class management. These tools can help to make the organisation of classes easie...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Open access: the case for making your research publicly available

    Open access refers to materials which are publicly available without restrictions on access or reuse. To publish your research in open access means that anyone, including other res...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Supervision - tips for PhDs supervising bachelors or masters students for the first time

    One part of the PhD process that students are not always aware of when they begin is their role in the supervision of bachelors or masters students. Postdocs and professors have...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    How To Apply For A PostDoc Grant or Fellowship

    If you've completed your PhD and are looking for a postdoctoral position, career progression can be intimidating and stressful. To help guide you through this transition, we offer ...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Academic Cover Letter Samples

    When applying for a academic position as a researcher, lecturer or for a fellowship, a cover letter is usually required to accompany your CV. Stating your particular interest in th...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    How To Find A PhD Supervisor

    When planning to pursue a PhD, one of the most important decisions you must make is to choose a supervisor for your project. A supervisor supports you and advises you in your resea...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Degree in Behavioural Sciences: Possible Careers

    A relatively recent degree subject of Behavioural Sciences is now being offered by universities across Europe and North America. As an interdisciplinary undergraduate course, it of...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Tips on Starting Work in a New Field for Your PhD or Postdoc

    Starting out a new role as a PhD student or postdoc will often be demanding and involve a steep learning curve. This is especially true if you have moved into a new discipline or f...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    What can you do with a Master’s in Economics?

    With your courses completed and your master’s thesis ready to hand in (weeks before the deadline, of course), all you have left to do is confront that little decision you’ve been p...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Networking in Academia: a How-To Guide

    Networking is a concept which is somewhat alien to many academics – you may well have heard how important it is to create an interactive network with other researchers in your fiel...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Working in a Business School for Professors - Pros & Cons

    Business schools are an increasingly prominent force in higher education across the US, Europe and beyond. With more and more students look to study business, the career opportunit...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Best Open Source Software for Graphing and Plotting

    A great way to make your presentations or papers slick and memorable is to improve your graphs and diagrams. The standard graphs produced by software such as Excel or SPSS  ca...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Teaching Tips for Teaching Assistants

    Being a TA at university can be a tough job, particularly if you’re just starting out. For those of you seeking a little guidance, we’ve compiled a few tips for TAs who are assisti...

    Aug 26, 2017 https://inomics.com