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The Black Hole
BY JONATHAN THON | May 02 2016

In this guest post, Damien Wilpitz details how to negotiate a start-up package that reflects your needs.

There are, of course, nuances to formulating a budget, and it’s highly advisable to consult with someone who is experienced and understands the politics of the department you are applying to before committing. To help, Jonathan Thon has asked Damien Wilpitz of Experimental Design Consulting to con...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/how-we-turned-1-million-start-up-award-to-3-million/
The Black Hole
BY JONATHAN THON | October 28 2019

This new series will discuss/debate leading life science topics with featured guests.

We’re starting something new.We address a lot of very important topics in scientific entrepreneurship, career development and academia at The Black Hole. All of our posts follow a very similar formula: calling attention to a common, but rarely talked-about problem, a defined discussion of misa...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/introducing-the-leading-life-sciences-podcast/
The Black Hole
BY JONATHAN THON | July 13 2018

Feedback from multiple sources ensures that faculty are not disillusioning themselves with misguided opinions on their strengths and weaknesses.

Damien Wilpitz joins me this week for a co-written article on the practice of 360-degree and reverse reviews, and their noticeable absence from academic labs. Damien is a laboratory research manager at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and a research-management consultant.Jonathan: We ...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/why-labs-should-embrace-360-degree-faculty-reviews/
The Black Hole
BY JONATHAN THON | June 07 2016
There are, of course, nuances to formulating a budget, and it’s highly advisable to consult with someone who is experienced and understands the politics of the department you are applying to before committing. To help, I’ve asked my friend Damien Wilpitz of Experimental Design Consulting to cont...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/type-research-assistant-need-help-lab-startup/
The Black Hole
BY JONATHAN THON | May 19 2016
There are, of course, nuances to formulating a budget, and it’s highly advisable to consult with someone who is experienced and understands the politics of the department you are applying to before committing. To help, I’ve asked my friend Damien Wilpitz of Experimental Design Consulting to cont...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/keeping-track-lab-expenses/
The Black Hole
BY JONATHAN THON | March 31 2016
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.– Amelia Earhart To read the previous articles in this ...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/finding-a-suitable-home-for-your-research-program-part-2-budgeting-resources/
The Black Hole
BY JONATHAN THON | February 18 2015

Mentors, in particular, can help you to expand your contact base to the larger world around you.

To succeed outside the narrow career trajectory of “university professor,” early career scientists must be exposed to the job market earlier. So how do we help new scientist-entrepreneurs succeed? My previous blog post dealt with exposure to other career opportunities and the general world at la...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/academic-scientists-need-to-create-their-own-social-networks/
The Black Hole
BY DAVID KENT | October 01 2014
Our summer posts had a theme it seems - something we didn't plan, but which has resulted in a small series of posts on misplaced priorities in academic research. From my post on academic bullying to Jonathan's on the difficulties resulting from indirect costs levied by universities to our guest blog...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/quarterly-summary-identifying-misplaced-priorities-research/
The Black Hole
BY JONATHAN THON | September 16 2014
We are very pleased this week to introduce a guest post from Damien Wilpitz, an experienced laboratory research manager at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Damien is also the founder and manager of Experimental Designs Consulting, a management consulting firm specifically tailored to new ac...
https://www.universityaffairs.ca/opinion/the-black-hole/how-lab-managers-hire-for-science/