Building density and the use of materials such as concrete and pavement make urban areas, including Baltimore City, extremely harsh environments for wildlife. The use… Read More »Small Residential Gardens Can Curb Consequences of Baltimore’s Urban Landscape
Grace Steward, a Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering in the Chib neuroeconomics lab, studies decision making and psychiatric disorders. She enjoys theater, swing dancing and open mic nights. If she weren’t studying science, she’d be learning about anthropology.
The doctoral qualifying exam is probably the most stressful part of earning a Ph.D. In addition to the candidate being scrutinized by a panel of… Read More »Rethinking the Doctoral Qualifying Exam
Would a union help graduate student workers at Hopkins? @GraciousSteward examines a graduate student union contract negotiated by the same union that @TRUhopkins proposes graduate workers join.
During a recent panel, trainees shared their thoughts on how changes implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic can be used to improve access to careers in science and medicine going forward.
Are Ph.D. candidates students or employees? The answer is a little fuzzy, which makes it difficult to find a work-life balance while pursuing your Ph.D. Here are some thoughts on how we can take back some control.
Self-criticism isn’t helping you be a better scientist. Dr. Kristin Neff explains why self-compassion is a better strategy to help you achieve your academic goals.
Although the makeup of academia and journal authors is becoming more diverse, the under-citation of women and authors of color is worsening. Here are some tools to check your manuscript.
This summer’s reflection on systemic racial injustice needs to be more than just a moment if we’re going to create lasting change in Johns Hopkins institutions. Student groups like the Biomedical Engineering Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee and the Biomedical Scholars Association are committed to seeing that change.
Grace Steward, a third-year graduate student, shares how ADHD impacted her work prior to the pandemic. Because the pandemic has radically shifted how we work, her perspective has changed on how to better accommodate her own disability even after the pandemic has passed.