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    March 23, 2015

    A new award for junior faculty

    Funded by three philanthropies, the program will be open to researchers 4 to 10 years beyond training.

    March 04, 2015

    Staffing labs for optimal productivity

    Both the size and composition of academic labs, a study shows, affect the number of papers they publish in high-impact journals.

    February 27, 2015

    Leadership Training for Early Career Researchers

    Formal programs within academia are providing career advancement training for young scientists.

    February 04, 2015

    The science of schmoozing

    How one geoscientist built a career using data, charisma, and connections

    January 30, 2015

    Faculty: Making Your Research Count

    Faculty members don't usually get formal training in research program management, but that might be changing.

    January 28, 2015

    Scientists under the microscope

    In an era when scientists are increasingly exposed, they need to be careful to distinguish between scientific criticism and personal attacks.

    January 27, 2015

    Baring it all

    Experiments to decrease secrecy in scientific research have many benefits, but investigators must also be aware of the risks.

    November 20, 2014

    The road to Ebola

    For scientists conducting basic research on the Ebola virus, evolving priorities are a way of life.

    November 14, 2014

    Biosystems Nanotechnology: Big Opportunities in the Science of the Small

    By combining engineering and biology, scientists are cultivating career opportunities around the world.

    October 31, 2014

    Investments Boost Neurotechnology Career Prospects

    High-profile advances have injected an air of excitement into the study of the brain, opening opportunities for scientists with a knack for technology development, programming, and engineering.

    October 15, 2014

    Talking to the public about risk

    Scientists with relevant expertise have a professional responsibility to share their evidence-based insight with the public, experts say.

    October 07, 2014

    Life inspires clinical applications

    His life partner’s illness led fundamental chemist David Smith to change his research focus.

    September 24, 2014

    Wanted: Collaborative life-scientists for drug discovery

    A restructuring pharmaceuticals industry is looking for life scientists who can work together across disciplines within smaller companies.

    September 17, 2014

    The 2014 Vitae conference

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

    September 12, 2014

    Multicultural Relationships: Working Across Industries

    Researchers share their advice on collaborating with colleagues in different work environments.

    August 14, 2014

    New initiatives offer child-care solutions to traveling scientists

    Some professional societies, funders, and institutions are seeking solutions to the conference child-care problem.

    August 11, 2014

    To get noticed, boost your CV

    There's no point in actively trying to get headhunted, but that doesn't mean you can't try to develop the qualities that people who do get recruited possess.

    August 07, 2014

    Waltz to excellence

    A new study suggests that there is no single way to achieve success in science.

    July 30, 2014

    Scrutinizing NSF research

    Rachael Allbritten and Aaron Manka started off pursuing academic research careers, but they ended up investigating research crimes.

    July 23, 2014

    Bringing Science to the Stage

    A Spanish couple tells how they became scientists by day and socially committed actors by night.

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