“I knew I needed time to decompress after my busy college life and before starting an even more demanding schedule in grad school," Anna Crysler writes.
The authors of this essay ask: It’s become common for scientists to publicly share data from their research, but why stop there?
“The world is now facing some of its most challenging issues…. Research shows that bringing diversity to the table can help,” writes Jacob Carter of the Union of Concerned Scientists.
“You know that policies enacted at the state and local levels across the U.S. affect the lives and careers of our members. They also influence scientists’ decision-making when it comes to attending conferences," writes the ASBMB president.
These letters can have a significant impact, but researchers and academics receive almost no training in how to write them.
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