Project Management

Gearing up for Summer

Bike sprocket
"Project 365/91" by Phil Tomlinson | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
A plan helps you make the most of your summer. Use these steps to organize your professional and career development and get a head start on academic work.
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Career Development
Navigating Graduate School
Project Management

Thirty-Eight Strategies for Completing your Dissertation

  1. Select a topic early in your doctoral program. 
  2. Ensure your topic is doable in one year. 
  3. Develop a clear statement of your research problem and solidify the scope of your project. 
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Professional Development
Writing
Dissertation
Navigating Graduate School
Project Management

Running a Lab Efficiently

Most graduate students find themselves with research responsibilities, and for many this may be the first time they're given the opportunity to help run a lab.

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Navigating Graduate School
Productivity
Project Management

Problem Solving

In life and graduate school, sometimes "stuff happens." Despite your best intentions and thorough planning, complications arise: advisors leave, research stalls, bureaucracy slows you down, etc.

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Professional Development
Research
Navigating Graduate School
Project Management