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    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.

    September 17, 2014

    The 2014 Vitae conference

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

    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 17, 2014

    Better Recognition for Multidisciplinary Research

    Funding bodies and research institutions need to give multidisciplinary research more respect, says an opinion paper from Science Europe.

    April 09, 2014

    When an Interview (Seemingly) Goes All Wrong

    How quickly you regain composure after an embarrassing moment or unexpected personal question could determine whether or not you get the job.

    March 28, 2014

    Working in the Community to Reduce Health Disparities

    Kristi Allgood and her Chicago-based colleagues are working in the community to reduce breast cancer mortality in African-American women.

    March 13, 2014

    Adding Sex-and-Gender Dimensions to Your Research

    Early-career scientists have much to gain from viewing their research through a sex-and-gender lens.

    March 10, 2014

    Paul Brookes: Surviving as an Outed Whistleblower

    The controversial former blog author discusses the experience and career impact of having his cover blown.

    January 27, 2014

    An Emerging Global Picture of Early-Career Scientists

    A new report documents the pressures and anxieties shared by early-career scientists worldwide, as they pursue an academic career.

    January 13, 2014

    A New Funding Model for Scientists

    A team of U.S. researchers proposes a fast and cheap funding system that would fund scientists and not projects.

    December 18, 2013

    Promoting Gender Equality at the European Research Council

    Isabelle Vernos, chairwoman of the European Research Council Scientific Council's Working Group on Gender Balance, talks about the funding agency's efforts to help female scientists reach the top.

    November 12, 2013

    Varvara Trachana: Surviving the Science Crisis in Greece

    Like some 750 other Greek scientists, Varvara Trachana has a faculty position—but no salary and no money to start up her lab.

    October 21, 2013

    Internships Boost Postdocs' Skills, Worldliness, and Marketability

    Internships can give postdocs a better chance to succeed in careers outside research.

    September 26, 2013

    Funding Cuts Ravage Academic Laboratories

    Science funding cuts are piling up and causing layoffs; will tenure-track faculty be next?

    September 12, 2013

    A Wake-Up Call for Postdocs

    Despite some progress, a report says, postdocs need to take more responsibility for their careers.

    September 04, 2013

    "Impostors" Downshift Career Goals

    Grad students with impostor syndrome are more likely than others to abandon research careers. Superstar mentors may make things worse.

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    August 27, 2013

    The Agony and Ecstasy of Cross-disciplinary Collaboration

    Collaborating with peers outside your field can be rewarding and career-boosting—but it can also make you an outsider in your own field.

    August 06, 2013

    Career Lessons From Lindau

    Three young scientists tell Science Careers how their experiences at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting influenced their research and career.

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