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    January 04, 2008

    Belgian Scientist Shares Her Struggles to the Top

    "I emerged as a stronger and healthier person from my depression. My experience of the world is now more intense and full." - Christine Van Broeckhoven

    January 18, 2008

    Following the Image

    "For her, that's the ultimate goal, not just for the status of a cover image on a sexy, high-profile journal but rather that this is a beautiful image that people are going to see." --Rebecca Heald

    February 08, 2008

    Mentoring Opposites

    Sander van Zuijlen and Hester Bijl turned their differences into strengths as they moved from student and mentor to scientific collaborators.

    February 22, 2008

    Alone in the Field

    "Eduardo Moreno made it through the first selection because of his strong past record and made it through the last round thanks to the innovative, yet highly relevant, nature of his grant," writes ERC jury panel chair Susan Gasser.

    March 07, 2008

    Getting Women Scientists to the Top

    "Having more women at the top could mean that more barriers in [women's] way are broken." --Adelina Huminic-Orzu, European Platform of Women Scientists

    April 25, 2008

    Young Swedish Scientist Reveals Fast-Track Career Secrets

    He has demanded much from himself and his colleagues ever since he was young.

    May 09, 2008

    Careers in Perspective: Chemists Can Do Anything

    "Real-world experience trumps classroom learning, and future employers don't care if the experience was paid or volunteer."

    June 06, 2008

    Student-Veterans Come Marching Home: Their Return to Studies

    The demands of rigorous scientific or engineering studies can conflict with continuing military obligations.

    June 20, 2008

    Training in Academia--and Industry

    A CIFRE agreement "is a good way of ... doing research and keeping other doors open," says Sylvain Schwartz.

    June 27, 2008

    Liberal Arts College Faculty: Finding the Sweet Spot

    Known for small classes and a focus on undergraduate education, most such colleges also require--from their younger, newer faculty members, at least--substantial research activity.

    June 27, 2008

    Creativity and Persistence Overcome Failure

    Tony Kouzarides also has a strong commitment to asking what he calls the "right questions" and an unusual willingness to bet on his instincts.

    September 19, 2008

    In Person: A European Career Tour, From Research to Research Management

    A science officer at the European Science Foundation describes her journey through careers and countries.

    October 31, 2008

    A Virologist with Contagious Enthusiasm

    French virologist Ali Saïb is getting praise for his research achievements, his science communication activities, and his efforts to attract a diversity of people to scientific careers.

    November 14, 2008

    A Career Niche at the Interface of Academia and Industry

    Spanish biologist David Ràfols used his experience in the food industry and public technology-transfer offices to create his own open-innovation company.

    December 19, 2008

    A Young Scientist at the Forefront of Cell Reprogramming

    Curiosity, boldness, and single-mindedness won Austrian scientist Konrad Hochedlinger a place in cell reprogramming, Science’s breakthrough of the year for 2008.

    January 09, 2009

    Archaeology for Fun and Profit

    For-profit companies focused on compliance with government regulations provide career opportunities for archaeologists.

    January 30, 2009

    Feet on the Ground, Head in the Sky

    Spaniard Juan A. Añel has established himself quickly in atmospheric physics while still finding time for other professional activities.

    February 13, 2009

    The Man Who Wasn't There

    What does the tale of Douglas Prasher, the protein, and the Nobel Prize reveal about the scientific labor market?

    February 20, 2009

    Testimony of a Young Christian Scientist

    Recently nominated as the best young scientist in Hungary, chemistry Ph.D. student Imre Miklós Szilágyi has been striving to succeed with the desire to glorify God.

    February 27, 2009

    When Ironies Make Perfect Sense

    Gina Wingood, a black Catholic woman raised in a white suburb, found love and her calling in San Francisco's ghettos talking condoms, sex, and ethnic pride.

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