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    February 27, 1998

    Self-Assessment Exercises: A GRE for Your Ego and Superego

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS "...
    March 27, 1998

    It's April and I Still Don't Have a Job! The Panicked Scientist's Guide to Accelerated Job Searches

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS It'...
    June 26, 1998

    I'm Too Busy! The #1 Obstacle to Successful Career Development: Insufficient Time

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS...
    August 07, 1998

    Reprints: 'Postdocs,' Seeing Little Way Into the Academic Job Market, Seek Better Terms in the Lab

    OTHER ARTICLES Like most young scientists, Cheri Wiggs took a postdoctoral fellowship to get the laboratory...
    November 22, 2002

    Space-Age Farming

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

    February 18, 2005

    Bridging the Worlds of Science and Public Policy

    "Even if you are not doing science when you are an advisor, you definitely bring your training as a scientist to the table – and this can be of great benefit," says Nancy Kingsbury, Science Advisor at Natural Resources Canada.

    March 04, 2005

    Solving the Mysteries of Matter

    Assamagan has dedicated his career to developing detectors and software to explore still-uncharted areas of particle physics.

    March 11, 2005

    Careers in National Security: The Defense Intelligence Agency

    Duties might include tracking and analyzing foreign weapons systems and capabilities; coding and maintaining weapon system simulations; C and C++ programming; keeping tabs on foreign threat capabilities against ground, naval, air, and space weapon systems; or maintaining contacts with counterparts elsewhere in the intelligence community and in government and industry.

    March 11, 2005

    Careers in National Cybersecurity - The Good Guys Against the Darknet

    This is a high-stakes game with no place for amateurs.

    March 11, 2005

    Science in Defense - Canadian Careers in National Security Research

    March 11, 2005

    A Scientist as a Knowledge Agent

    Lewis, who trained as a geoscientist to doctoral level, describes her work at Dstl as 'research, but a different kind of research.'

    March 11, 2005

    Straight Out of Science Fiction

    If successful, Jackson’s current mission of developing a more secure method of transferring information using a single photon would revolutionize information technology.

    March 18, 2005

    Dirty Bombs and Other Career Stories of a Defense Scientist

    "We can basically go into a terrorist's apartment and confirm that he had in his possession nuclear material."

    January 13, 2006

    Scientists in the Civil Service

    "For me it is exciting to work both in scientific research and policy consultancy," says Dr. Hartmut Nies, Head of the marine chemistry section of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency in Germany.

    June 16, 2006

    NASA Cutbacks Cause Uncertainty Among Space Researchers

    "These are pipeline programs; these are the programs that produce both human capital and technologies, and NASA basically disrupted the pipeline," says Lennard Fisk, a space science professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,and co-author of a National Research Council Report.

    June 16, 2006

    Young Researchers: Space Science Careers Are in Jeopardy--Views on the Proposed NASA Budget

    "You can't turn the money on and just watch it regenerate itself," says Michael Pivovaroff.

    February 23, 2007

    Young Researchers Face NASA Budget Realities

    "Because opportunities are so few and far between, we are in fact sacrificing the future to pay for the present." --Lennard Fisk, space science professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

    October 26, 2007

    Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition Chapter 10: Loyalty, Subterfuge, Manipulation, and Sabotage

    Is it ineptitude or something worse?

    September 24, 2010

    Making Each Other More Human

    The 50-year partnership of Donald and Ada Olins is based on good communication and a shared passion for chromatin structure.

    May 04, 2012

    Translational Volcanology

    There is still a gap between modeling-based predictions and deciding when to evacuate a city.

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