At some universities, Chemical Surplus Programs provide an official channel to leave and take chemicals stocks. If your lab has a chemical that you aren’t going to use up, you donate it and save space. If your lab needs a chemical, you can check the surplus program before purchasing it and save some money. Below […]
Not sure where to start salary negotiations for a US institution? The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has created a Salary Calculator tool to calculate the mean salary, and it’s standard deviation, given a set of factors such as location, experience, and gender. The tool is based on a survey of 1700 faculty members […]
Last week we saw Holden Lab at Newcastle University start a discussion about using threaded fasteners to secure 3D printed parts. Dr. Robert LeSuer pointed out an extremely thorough discussion on the matter on 3DHubs.com . 3DHubs has an incredible wealth of information on DIY construction, including an amazing cost analysis of 3D printing vs […]
/u/P212121 on Reddit pointed us towards Lab Spend a website where you can enter a catalog number to see what other researchers have paid for the same item. The website does require a registration (that takes a few days) in order to use, and the only catalog numbers it has access to are from information […]
If your applying for grants, or just wondering who is using how much money for what, run some searches on Federal Reporter to understand the current state of American federal science funding.