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The Pocket Card Monthly QR Exclusive - November 2022

Thank you for ordering The Pocket ScientistThe Pocket ChemistThe Pocket Engineer  or The Pocket Physicist and scanning the QR code to reach this page! This page is exclusively for holders of these cards and will have new content, freebies, resources and discounts every calendar month.

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November Discount:

It's time to get political again. In the USA, the mid-term elections are important for getting the majority votes in Congress to pass laws. Our opinion is that scientists SHOULD be active in the political process to help guide evidence-based policy decisions. 

So to show your support, grab our sticker with a quote about politics from Albert Einstein and get 20% off all sticker purchases with code STICKERS20! We're capping this deal at only 20 orders, so if you like it, grab it soon and display it proudly!

November Resource - YAPA-2:

I found this AWESOME free little utility you can download to your computer and use as a Pomodoro timer. The idea is that you sit down and focus on 1 thing until the timer goes off (usually 25-30 minutes, I've been doing 42 minutes) and you guarantee yourself a 5-minute break at the end. The phenomenon of clicking "go" and watching the first 5 seconds tick off really help me to feel a sense of urgency and focus on the one problem at hand. Try it the next time you're reading journal articles or writing up data!

Pomodoro timer download

    November News - Getting attention on The Lab Coat Project

    I've been busy behind the scenes trying to get the right people to help us get the word out on The Lab Coat Project. I made an appearance on The Science Pawdcastwhich was just published and finished an interview with C&EN about the progress so far and where we're going next. The article should come out mid-November! I summarized the newest data in an article with some more quotable graphics for journalists. Please share it with your university newspaper or favorite science magazine!

    PLEASE if you know a single scientist or engineer who wears a lab coat and has not taken this survey, we need their voice added! It's only an 8-minute form. Forward this link to them and tell them how awesome this is going to be when everyone contributes. 


          Just for fun:

          This explains the looks I get when I visit home...

          Science cartoons by Tom Gauld


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          October 2022 - Career skills workshops

          September 2022 - Conservation in the laboratory

          August 2022 - Join a study to help scientists

          July 2022 - Lab Coat Materials Ultimate Guide

          June 2022 - Neuroscience Podcasts and Lab Coat Update

          May 2022 - Science Learning Centers near you

          April 2022 - The Pocket Physicist Launch and Best Math Blogs

          February 2022 - Fantastic Physics Blogs

          January 2022 - Pleasure reading for engineers

          December 2021 - Easy lab process diagrams

          November 2021 - Free STEM icons for your presentations

          October 2021 - WebPlotDigitzer and Lab Coats

          September 2021 - Engineering Podcasts

          August 2021 - STEM Holiday Calendar

          July 2021 - STEM on TikTok

          June 2021 - Productivity resources

          May 2021 - SciComm on Social Media

          April 2021 - Sustainability in the lab

          March 2021 - Gifts for Engineers

          February 2021- Focus on reading papers

          January 2021 - Focus on interviewing

          December 2020 - Inspirational reading for graduate students

          November 2020 - Graduate application resources

          October 2020 - Voting for Science

          September 2020 - New Lab Art Photography

          August 2020 - The Pocket Chemist Exam Edition launch!

          July 2020 - Word Magnet Launch!

          June 2020 - Constant giveaways and learning to code

          May 2020 - Time to get writing?

          April 2020 - Quarantine life and a new retro sticker!

          March 2020 - Focus on Best Chemistry Blogs

          February 2020 - Focus on Digital tools for chemistry

          January 2020 - Focus on Outreach

          December 2019 - Focus on Social Media Accounts for Scientists

          November 2019 - Focus on Helpful Reading for Grad Students

          October 2019 - Focus on Chemistry and Chemistry Resources

          September 2019 - Focus on Science Podcasts

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