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Research Guides

Biomedical and Basic Sciences Research

Curated resources for students, faculty, and staff engaged in basic sciences and biomedical sciences education and research

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VCU offers a variety of resources for professional development.  See below for a few great places to start.

Be sure to check out the Grants and Funds in Health Sciences guide for more professional development resources, in the area fo grant writing!

Professional Development Resources for Faculty

The National Research Mentoring Network provides mentoring resources for faculty and students at any stage of their career.  Start here to find resources about how to be a good mentor, how to find great mentees, and utilize the NRMN network to connect with colleagues and find a mentor for yourself!

VCU Libraries provides faculty with premium access to The Chronicle for Higher Education, the nation's largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities.  This side provides news, insights, essential tools, career opportunities and the knowledge to succeed in a rapidly evolving academic world.

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund provides career resources for investigators at multiple stages of their careers.  

Please check out additional resources at the links below.