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    April 12, 2002

    Physiology Is Back in Fashion

    There is a cry for more integration and for people with very diverse training.

    May 02, 2003

    What Does It Take for Women to Stay in Academic Chemistry?

    It may not be a pure coincidence that the two most women-friendly departments in the study were led by young heads who were themselves half of a dual-career couple with children.

    October 10, 2003

    Winds of Change

    "Postgraduate students used to be invisible in all sorts of ways," said Dame Janet Ritterman, Chair of the Arts and Humanities Research Board Postgraduate Committee.

    February 27, 2004

    Wasted Talents--Women Scientists in Eastern and Central Europe

    "Women are squeezed out of competitive, high-expenditure R&D systems, but absorbed into struggling low-expenditure systems as a kind of 'back-up' human resource," the report highlights.

    June 10, 2004

    Keeping a Career on Track with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Dealing with CFS has been difficult, but Hyland believes the disease was positive for him because it led to a suitable research niche.

    October 22, 2004

    Success in Academia: Recipe From a Serial Award Winner

    "Now there are more opportunities for Spanish scientists abroad to come back and start their own group," Maria Blasco says.

    December 17, 2004

    Lost in Space, but Still on Track

    "It is important that the maximum feedback or spinoff is obtained in case of the failure of a mission," says Dr. Mark Sims, Beagle 2 mission manager.

    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.

    March 11, 2005

    A Biodefence Mission for Traditional Immunologists

    "It is better for marketability to be someone considered to have expertise in murine T cell immunology than someone who considers themselves an expert on how to protect a mouse from anthrax," says Altmann.

    April 15, 2005

    Keys to Independence in the UK and Ireland

    July 29, 2005

    Keeping Both Academia and Industry on the Go

    There is much to be gained from industrial experience, Ceccaroni feels, even for those who want an academic career.

    November 11, 2005

    An International Scientist

    The couple started looking "around in the world [to see] where we could both have nice positions," and they found what they were looking for in Spain.

    November 25, 2005

    The European Young Investigator Awards - Finding a Niche

    "This choice was more practical because you try to build up a career, and if you do what people are already doing, you need to be very good, but also lucky, to make it," says Edwin Cuppen.

    December 09, 2005

    Tightrope Walker

    Doing a Ph.D. on visual interfaces and usability is particularly useful, he believes, because it allows him to understand what the consumers would like to use and to guess whether a new product would succeed or fail.

    February 03, 2006

    A Better Recognition of Foreign Diplomas in Spain

    The new law and recent experiences gives hope to scientists who have been struggling in the past.

    February 17, 2006

    Getting a New Business Off the Ground

    "A mother is continually training in how to manage her time and organise her work. This is key [to success in entrepreneurship], beyond having guts and imagination," says Claire Dutertre.

    June 30, 2006

    Deciding on a Career in Decision Science

    "Decision science is moving quickly, and is very open ... to new methods and ideas. You can really challenge things and make contributions," says decision-making scientist Carlos Trujillo.

    September 08, 2006

    A Head Start in Renewable Energy

    Guillaume Bourtourault's enduring interest in environmental matters, his drive to pursue a career even when it was marginalised, and his vision for sustainable development are what made it all possible.

    September 29, 2006

    The Future of Genetics--Career Opportunities for Young Scientists

    Scientists prepared to deal with a wide range of topics and to help translate findings from the laboratory to the clinic hold the future of research on human genetics and disease in their hands.

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