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    February 01, 2002

    Federal Science Policy and the Postdoc: What Do Postdocs Want?

    Reform efforts will have to be collaborative. While the postdocs themselves must play a role, the major responsibility for change lies with those who have the most power." --
    COSEPUP report (2000)

    February 21, 2003

    FMCG: Creating the Next Consumer Craze

    To develop a nail varnish, scientists need to address issues related to the problems tackled by R&D teams in aeronautics.

    July 29, 2005

    A Relationship That's More Than Skin Deep

    "When we have a question, it doesn't matter what it is, they answer it. It's a complete exchange of information … they've essentially opened up all their technology to us."

    --Marc Donohue

    February 18, 2005

    Wandering off the Beaten Track

    Azevedo strongly advises other postdocs to start applying even if they feel it is too early in their career.

    August 20, 2004

    The Other Side of the Table

    There is always the elusive "chemistry" question. How would the interviewing manager and others feel about having you as a member of the department? How would you fit in with the rest of the team? This is akin to what consulting firms refer to as the "airport" test: Could I tolerate being stuck with you in an airport for several hours?

    January 09, 2004

    Why Students Need Professors' Perspectives on Family Issues

    "I don't think interviewing while obviously pregnant is advisable in the conservative, male-dominated disciplines of science and engineering. …"

    October 08, 1999

    Time Management 101 for Grant Applicants

    October 05, 2001

    Protection of Biotech Intellectual Property Rights: A Singapore Perspective

    As most researchers are not legally trained and may not be well versed with IPRs, it is wise to constantly educate the researchers on such issues.

    September 29, 2006

    Follow That Gene: The Story of Three Young Scientists

    A rewarding career awaits those who can stand up to the field's fast pace and considerable demands.

    March 10, 2006

    Getting Women Scientists Back on the Career Track in Japan

    Reposted with permission from
    Science, 3 March 2006

    May 07, 2004

    Stimulating Careers in Science and Engineering

    August 06, 2004

    Conferences Are Not Just for Faculty Members

    October 11, 2002

    Gender, Work, Stress, and Health

    Couple the stressors with limited social support--most women scientists have few such supports--and the imposter phenomenon, in which high-achieving women tend to doubt their abilities and feel inefficacious, and it's easy to see why academic women often are an unhealthy lot.

    October 31, 2003

    A Typical Path for a Physician-Scientist?

    High-quality research publications and ample grant support are key commodities in academic medicine, and you will effectively be a "free agent" if you have a solid research portfolio.

    May 21, 2004

    Nothing Is Impossible to a Willing Heart

    "I would arrive at the lab at 7:30 a.m. with a clear plan for the day, and exit promptly at 5:30 p.m. to begin mommy duty. The majority of my reading, writing, and planning were done in the evening after my daughter was in bed."

    December 19, 2003

    The Times They Are A'Changin'

    In R&D centers worldwide, molecular biologists are working with mechanical engineers. Physicists are engaged in problem-solving with their colleagues in chemistry and fluid engineering. Materials scientists and software engineers are huddled, working on common ground. ... Gradually, the
    independence of the ivory tower is moving to the
    interdependence seen most often in entrepreneurial companies.

    September 24, 2004

    Bioinformatics in the Netherlands: Thriving and Exciting

    "Bioinformatics is a booming field of research in the Netherlands with a lot of opportunities."

    June 03, 2005

    Italian Universities Raise Their Fists

    At the core of the current draft bill is the very contentious and still-debated intention to eliminate the permanent position of
    ricercatore, and replace it with the new and untenured
    aggiunto professorship.

    February 14, 2003

    Promoting Science Through Policy: An Interview With Kathie Olsen

    "You are going to be changing your directions and your careers throughout your entire life and you need to be open to it and look forward to the opportunities."