Subscribe

Search

Advanced search
  • Content type is Article

The search found 2157 results in 0.311 seconds.

Search results

    July 17, 2009

    Venturing into New Ventures

    Intent on starting a business, Loleta Robinson (who has a medical degree and an M.B.A.), enrolled in ACTIVATE, a year-long University of Maryland, Baltimore program for aspiring entrepreneurial women.

    August 14, 2009

    Finding a Partner for Your Ph.D.

    The selection of a doctoral program: it's not quite marriage, but it's a long-term commitment that could turn into a lifetime relationship, perhaps impacting—positively or negatively—the rest of your research career.

    August 28, 2009

    The Evolving Postdoctoral Experience

    "I think there is an increased awareness of the contributions postdocs make."

    October 23, 2009

    Reaping the Benefits of a Government Job

    Collectively, the US government is the largest single employer in America, filling approximately 1.6 million full-time, permanent positions; however, in reality, the US government consists of several hundred smaller employers, each of which has its own individual function and culture. As a result, the opportunities offered by government jobs are wide ranging, and the needs are diverse.

    November 27, 2009

    Finding Your Way Back: Re-Entering the Science Work Force

    In the idealized career path, a scientist goes straight from earning an undergraduate degree to graduate school, and then on to a postdoc and eventual employment, without breaks between positions. For various reasons, however, not all scientists' career paths are nearly so linear.

    March 12, 2010

    Lab Management: The Human Elements

    You've reached a career milestone: managing your own lab. This recognition of your achievements attests to your hard work, attention to detail, commitment to a goal—and outstanding science. But be prepared. You're about to face challenges you may not have considered.

    May 14, 2010

    Go With The Flow: A Wave of Water-Related Opportunities

    Proliferating water problems are building a wave of opportunities for scientific expertise, knowledge, and innovative solution. Here's a look at the growing pool of diverse needs

    October 01, 2010

    Closeted Discoverers: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Scientists

    Think “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” applies only to the military? This too happens in the sciences, at all levels, from academia and industry to professional societies.

    March 18, 2011

    Recovering From Postdoc Mistakes

    There are clever means and methods to remedy even the most serious of postdoc slip-ups.

    March 25, 2011

    Translating Cancer Research In The New Millennium

    With the dawn of personalized medicine, a burst of information has been brought forth that needs wrangling in order to advance cancer diagnosis and treatment.

    September 02, 2011

    Internationalizing Japan's Scientific Landscape

    Slowly but surely it appears that the Land of the Rising Sun is emerging from its self-imposed technological isolation.

    November 04, 2011

    The Many Fields of Neuroscience: Shifting from Synapses to Society

    Neuroscience has joined forces with other disciplines, creating areas of focus that range from individual cells to social communities.

    January 13, 2012

    Wanted: B.S. and M.S. Scientists in Life Sciences Industries

    B.S.- and M.S.-level professionals are finding more and more opportunities in industry and are often considered strategically important to a company’s growth.

    May 04, 2012

    Western U.S. Bioclusters: The Pioneer Spirit

    Each western U.S. biocluster has its own history, unique personality, and distinct area of focus. Here’s a guide to three of them. By Chris Tachibana.

    June 08, 2012

    Navigating Biotech/Pharma Mergers and Acquisitions

    Scientists interested in a career in biotechnology/pharmaceuticals must learn to navigate the choppy waters that occur during mergers and acquisitions.

    July 20, 2012

    Diversity: Promoting New Perspectives

    Business and university leaders are seeking ways to increase personnel diversity to promote innovation. By Chris Tachibana.

    April 26, 2013

    Science in Wales

    The Welsh government is accelerating its efforts to create a globally competitive science and technology base.

    November 24, 2006

    Melanie Sanford: The Interview

    A series of fortunate events led this University of Michigan chemist to contribute to work that won a Nobel Prize. But there's nothing accidental about her subsequent success.

    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.

    August 25, 2014

    Is ResearchGate Facebook for science?

    The recent growth of the social network and its apparent utility for users suggest that it’s the leading contender to become science’s ubiquitous social network.

Pages