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    February 27, 2013

    Content Collection: Gaining Independence

    Achieving independence as a researcher is a balancing act, requiring planning, on-the-job training, and diplomacy.

    April 02, 2010

    Profiles in Technological Adaptation

    With assists from technology -- sometimes high and sometimes low -- these scientists are overcoming obstacles and getting their work done.

    October 19, 2001

    There Is Life...

    June 18, 2004

    Science Policy's Frontline

    From the director and board to the directorates and offices at NSF, these specialists play a vital role in making sure the science policy "machine" runs smoothly.

    March 02, 2001

    Underrepresented Minorities in Science: Races to Run, Hurdles to Clear

    February 08, 2008

    Nurturing Women Scientists

    Nationwide and institution-sized surveys show a leaky pipeline partially patched, but the reservoir still far from full.

    August 14, 2014

    New initiatives offer child-care solutions to traveling scientists

    Some professional societies, funders, and institutions are seeking solutions to the conference child-care problem.

    October 12, 2007

    Rita Thornton: Turning Obstacles into Steppingstones

    "I explained what I wanted to do. I warned that it would be different from what they were used to. Then I asked if they could help me. And they all agreed." --Rita Thornton

    May 16, 2008

    African Americans Studying STEM: Parsing the Numbers

    Incoming African-American students express interest in the sciences, but their rate of attrition is high.

    February 27, 2009

    A Double Bind: Minority Women Scientists in Europe

    Minority women in European science must struggle daily to confront an issue that remains taboo.

    August 14, 2009

    Top 10 Tips to Maximize Your Mentoring

    Cultivating and nurturing your mentoring relationships are essential, particularly in the complex landscape of clinical and translational research.

    October 30, 2009

    Returning to Science

    With the right support, it is possible to succeed in science after a family-related hiatus.

    February 05, 2010

    Making Science and Family Fit

    A mother of three and winner of a European Research Council starting grant, Michal Sharon has managed to have both a family and a scientific career.

    June 11, 2010

    Designing a Career in Biomedical Engineering

    Engineers, biologists, mathematicians, physicists, and chemists can all contribute to the development of medical devices and assistance technologies.

    July 23, 2010

    Re-Visioning a Career

    David Price launched a career in computer science after losing his sight during graduate training in geology.
    December 03, 2010

    Choosing Between Science and Caring?

    Research suggests that many able women view careers in hard science as inimical to important values.

    December 24, 2010

    The Best of Science Careers, 2010

    It was a difficult year for careers in science but another good year for Science Careers.

    April 08, 2011

    Q&A: Philip Phillips: A Roundabout Approach to Superconductivity

    His unconventional training allowed theoretical condensed matter physicist Philip Phillips to tackle superconductivity using a novel and indirect approach.

    June 01, 2012

    Just Herself

    In her life and her search for gravitational waves, the MacArthur-winning MIT physicist Nergis Mavalvala is comfortable in her own skin.

    June 22, 2012

    Career Q&A: Equality for Quality

    Curt Rice of the University of Tromsø discusses why helping women prepare for promotions is both right and smart.

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