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    August 04, 2000

    No Brain, No Gain

    October 07, 2005

    Balance and Love

    Hayes has become the youngest professor at the University of California, Berkeley, earning tenure at 30, when most scientists are at still postdocs and many are graduate students.

    July 05, 2002

    Doctoral Education in Slovakia

    November 29, 2002

    Changes in PhD Training Proposed

    "The competitiveness of our doctoral training on an international level is of crucial importance to the future of German academia" --Prof. Karl Max Einhäupl, Chair, Wissenschaftsrat

    November 22, 2002

    Space-Age Farming

    Remote-sensing technologies are changing agricultural production, and career opportunities are exploding.

    September 17, 2004

    Starting Graduate School: Mathematics Training, Part 2

    April 05, 2002

    Raising Their Voices: The Emergence of Postdoc Grievance Procedures

    There has been a belief at Stanford that hiring a postdoc is a matter between the postdoc and the hiring faculty member. It has been thought of as an individual relationship and has had few rules and regulations.

    November 01, 2002

    Becoming a Patent Attorney in Australia

    "Although the field is still relatively small in Australia, the number of job opportunities is increasing."

    September 01, 2000

    Your Dog and Pony Show: Presenting a Dynamite Public Lecture

    September 26, 2003

    One Giant Leap for Womankind

    She enjoyed being able to explain a physical situation with an equation and solve that equation for a tangible solution. In her words, she "had a knack for it."

    June 15, 2001

    Career Services in Germany: Supporting Students' Needs

    December 20, 2002

    Go On … Be Creative This Christmas!

    A third dimension, that's what I need. I must sculpt. I am thinking plastic centrifuge tubes. I am thinking gold spray paint.

    August 15, 2003

    Return to Academia, Part 5: Conducting Research and Building Partnerships

    "One of my goals for this summer was to ensure that my students were involved in a top-notch research internship."

    March 04, 2005

    Canadian Science Budget Fails to Deliver

    A decreasing portion of those newcomers to the grants game are likely to get a good start to their research careers as a result of Finance Minister Ralph Goodale's $157.12-billion blueprint, unveiled on 23 February under the soporific theme "Delivering on Commitments."

    October 07, 2005

    Reminiscences From the North

    "If you would have asked me back then what I would have hoped for, I think I would have come up with exactly what I am today," says Harm Deckers, director of intellectual property at SemBioSys.

    November 05, 2004

    Researchers Back a 70-Page Reform

    Doctoral students should be given proper pay and conditions, and postdocs should be given associate researcher contracts of up to 3 years.

    February 12, 1998

    The Path of a C.V.

    Here's what happens when you send in your C.V.

    February 01, 2002

    Crossing the Border

    If you have the right science you have the truth, but if you have the right words you have the power--sometimes even to define a new truth.

    December 20, 2002

    A Heart for Science: Minority Scientist Arif Elvan

    Arif is convinced that a social network in academic circles is of great importance, especially for immigrant students.

    May 17, 2002

    Developing Science Workforce Policy: 2nd National Postdoc Network Meeting, Keynote Address

    "Postdoctoral students have become an important part of the scientific workforce in the United States, and they cannot be ignored in forming policies for funding research and development."