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    May 18, 2007

    Special Feature: Behavioral Science Careers

    May 18, 2007

    Public Opinion Research: Measuring Happiness

    For behavioral scientists considering a career in public polling research, it helps to have a fascination with numbers.

    Boston College with skyline
    April 15, 2013

    Campaign Aims to Unionize Boston's Adjunct Faculty

    SEIU's Adjunct Action project is striking into one of the nation's most college-dense regions.

    September 26, 2013

    Funding Cuts Ravage Academic Laboratories

    Science funding cuts are piling up and causing layoffs; will tenure-track faculty be next?

    July 29, 2015

    Countering gender bias at conferences

    Female speakers are underrepresented at some conferences, but a vocal group of advocates is working to address the problem.

    The Great Wall of China at Jinshanling
    July 22, 2013

    Not Going Abroad and Not Coming Home

    China and Japan face contrasting challenges when it comes to managing young scientists' experiences overseas.

    Taken for Granted
    June 20, 2013

    Project to Track Ph.D. Careers

    The Ph.D. Placement Project from the Chronicle of Higher Education aims to gather and report data on career outcomes for people with Ph.D.s.

    September 17, 2014

    The 2014 Vitae conference

    Here is a roundup of higher education news from this year’s Vitae Researcher Development International Conference.

    March 04, 2015

    Staffing labs for optimal productivity

    Both the size and composition of academic labs, a study shows, affect the number of papers they publish in high-impact journals.

    November 23, 2012

    Successful Careers: A Matter of Confidence

    Identifying and addressing self-confidence issues can help early-career scientists make swifter progress.

    August 06, 2015

    As research teams grow, academic career prospects may shrink

    A recent survey found that the larger the research project team, the more it functions like a small factory, with implications for the training and career prospects of young scientists.

    August 10, 2015

    Achieving gender equity at conferences

    A new paper describes how this year’s American Society for Microbiology meeting achieved gender equity.

    March 10, 2006

    Minority Admissions: Countering Cultural Blocks

    Jennifer Zimbroff (pictured above) wanted to understand why qualified high school students, especially minority students coming from disadvantaged backgrounds, fail to take advantage of the college opportunities that are available to them.

    April 10, 2013

    Interactive Peer Review: Advantages for Authors

    A more interactive peer-review process can help authors build recognition, increase their impact, and win priority for their scientific work.

    August 07, 2014

    Waltz to excellence

    A new study suggests that there is no single way to achieve success in science.

    June 10, 2013

    Going Online for Research Funding

    Crowd-funding could prove to be just a niche funding source, but it could also end up changing how science is done.

    August 13, 2015

    Writing tips for reaching the public

    Katie L. Burke, associate editor at the American Scientist, offers advice about writing for a general audience.

    September 10, 2015

    An academic 'poaching' lawsuit from a scientist who didn’t move

    North Carolina universities sued for agreement to not hire each other’s employees

    Fred Stutzman
    February 01, 2013

    Freedom Isn't Free

    To help him write his dissertation, computer scientist Fred Stutzman created an app that blocks online distractions.

    October 21, 2013

    Internships Boost Postdocs' Skills, Worldliness, and Marketability

    Internships can give postdocs a better chance to succeed in careers outside research.