FLICKR, AMYWith vows to start 2016 on the right foot, scientists on Twitter have found a community of resolution-makers in the kickoffs of #LabGoals2016 by @drugmonkey, #ChemResolutions by @MrMattDavenport, and #SciResolutions by @realscientists. The hashtags have attracted their own niche audiences, but many share common themes.
Inspiration and support
@RBevins: “#LabGoals2016 Facilitate success of my trainees with higher impact experiments, faster turn around on papers, and increased funding #UNL”
@okaysteve: “build a synergistic & warm lab where students' and postdocs' goals are priority number 1 bc science is timeless and we are not #LabGoals2016”
@Prof_Riggins: “#LabGoals2016 encourage my postdoc to shine.”
@kristindownie: “#SciResolutions 1. bring back the boundary between lab & life 2. submit 2/4 languishing papers 3. find my research direction #LabGoals2016”
@DrGlitterbear: “#LabGoals2016 publish 13 manuscripts, get a score on an R01, resubmit 2 R01, 2 PhD...
@EKurdzo: “#LabGoals2016 Publish my dissertation work, defend my PhD, and move onto a new and exciting project as a Postdoc in Boston area”
@SKZingales: “My #ChemResolutions and #LabGoals2016 are to pass my pre-tenure review, submit 3 grants, 3 papers, and recruit 3 new students.”
@BiophysicalFrog: “Improve scicomm/tweeting/scicomm tweeting/writing in general. Truly dedicate time to a) writing b) thinking #SciResolutions”
@EllenMellon_88: “@realscientists finish PhD and get back into science outreach and #Scicom #SciResolutions”
@cenewman0: “#SciResolutions Also, do more outreach! Many fun & awesome opportunities to reach Louisianians through @LSU_MNS.@realscientists”
@nano_Kyle: “This year I will clean my nmr tubes immediately after use #chemresolutions”
@slavabernat: “My #ChemResolutions for the new year: clean(er) bench and 100% labeled tubes #RealTimeChem”
@Dr_JIJ: “I will wash my labcoat more than one a year. #ChemResolutions”
@zenbrainest: “#LabGoals2016 Goals? Geeze we just make it up as we go.”