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    August 20, 2004

    Funding Face-Off

    "You have to understand the economics of the industry you want to be in and work on projects that matter to corporations," says Stephen Murphy, director of R&D for the Hockey Company.

    April 22, 2005

    Japan Mulls Workforce Goals for Women

    The idea is to encourage authorities into lifting Japan from last place among industrialized nations in the employment of women scientists.

    October 01, 2004

    Seeing the Light

    "I do very advanced programming that targets very advanced research and development that is extremely technically challenging, and clearly having a degree and background in physics makes me the right person to be doing this," says James Pond, co-founder of the software company Lumerical Solutions."

    January 05, 2001

    Evolution's Next Step: The Postdoc Network Listserv

    May 31, 2002

    The Selfish Gene: Data Sharing and Withholding in Academic Genetics

    "When faced with decisions about sharing, scientists should consider seriously the broader impact of their decisions on the fundamental characteristics of the scientific enterprise and, when at all possible, err on the side of openness."

    June 04, 2004

    El Niño, Science, and Politics

    As a black man in South Africa, Philander had to cope with apartheid's brutal white-supremacist system on his path to becoming a scientist.

    March 25, 2013

    Making the Move From Academe

    In an essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Donny Wong shares some key insights into how to successfully make the transition from a grad school bench to a corporate office.

    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.

    Taken for Granted
    June 27, 2013

    Paper Disputing Mismatch Theory Leaves Open Question

    A concurring opinion at the U.S. Supreme Court draws attention to diversity policy in college admissions.

    Taken for Granted
    December 04, 2013

    Women Benefit from Project-Based Approach to Learning STEM

    Real-world relevance increases the appeal of STEM subjects to female students, studies show.

    December 04, 2013

    Give Science Some Slack

    Science and society are paying a high price for the intense pressure that scientists are under.

    January 07, 2014

    Changes to NSF's Grant Proposal Guide

    Don't allow a small formatting error to torpedo your NSF grant application.

    February 13, 2014

    Journal Editors Get Twitter-Savvy

    Social media technologies are changing how journal editors work, but the job's fundamentals have stayed the same.

    March 26, 2014

    Kids Posit the Darnedest Hypotheses

    There's a lot we can learn from science fair projects that we can then apply to our own research.

    May 21, 2014

    Training Reforms Could Boost Productivity

    In Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Shirley Tilghman argues that sensible training reforms need not reduce research productivity.

    May 23, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 23 May 2014

    Replicating Meyerhoff … delaying the FIRST Act … Dance Your Ph.D. … science of inequality … inequality in science … replication woes … Working Life

    July 11, 2014

    What Are You Likely to Do With That Major?

    A data visualization tool from the U.S. Census Bureau connects college majors to the occupational groups they populate.

    January 12, 2007

    Interdisciplinary Collaborations: Clearing Hurdles

    In a collaborative project, people need to trust each other and candidly discuss strategies and contingencies.

    Taken for Granted
    July 31, 2014

    Using a federal stick to enforce lab safety

    Why don’t federal funders demand safe academic labs?

    September 17, 2014

    The 2014 Vitae conference

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

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