Is the Effort Worth the Outcome?

Linda Powers, PhD: Is the Effort Worth the Outcome?

Explains when to confront a problem and when it may be better to maneuver around it.

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More Videos by Dr. Linda Powers

Distinguishing Customs and Roles in International Relations (Part 1)
Highlights the universal customs of science.

Distinguishing Customs and Roles in International Relations (Part 2)
Elaborates on the standard practice of science despite cultural differences.

Take-Home Words: Dr. Powers
Advice on how to seek out support in graduate school and how to bounce back from setbacks.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Powers
The importance of learning from mistakes and persisting despite setbacks.

The Thrill of Discovery
Shares the excitement that comes from collaborating with others to make new discoveries.

The Thrill of Discovery
Shares the excitement that comes from collaborating with others to make new discoveries.

Changing the System vs. Focusing on Cultural Barriers for Women
Suggestions for how to increase women's participation in science with an emphasis on policy change.

The Importance of Having Positive Working Relationships: A Case Study
The importance of good working relationships and when it's worth putting forth effort.

Isolation and a Proactive Solution
Alternatives to departmental isolation and the importance of networking.

Sharing News of Pregnancy with Advisors
Departmental reactions to the choice to have children.

Experience as an International Grad Student
Challenges of being international and female, particularly with regards to an academic career and the choice to have children.

Contrasting Genders in the Sciences While Looking at Models of Learning
The importance of recognizing the progress that has been made by women in science fields.

Becoming an Independent Voice as a Young Faculty Member
The process of establishing yourself in the same department as your spouse.

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