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    December 16, 2014

    Study: Women and minorities less interested in academic research careers

    By the end of the Ph.D., women from underrepresented groups were far more attracted to nonresearch careers.

    December 15, 2014

    Ask Alice: Don’t waste my time

    Help! My adviser wants me to work on her half-baked pet project instead of my good one!

    December 12, 2014

    Making science a desirable career

    Organizers of the Future of Research Symposium give their thoughts on how to keep young scientists in research careers.

    November 25, 2014

    Winners and losers from President Obama’s immigration plan

    An immigration expert says the executive action will hurt U.S. tech workers, but for scientists the impact seems benign.

    November 21, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 21 November 2014

    Physicist takes the AAAS reins … Gain-of-function pause … Science in the Classroom … Working Life … Who’s most productive? … Immigration

    November 14, 2014

    The point of it all

    A trip to Abu Dhabi reminded Ph.D. student Joseph Swift that it's not the career that really matters; it's the science and its applications.

    November 06, 2014

    Is academic science sexist?

    A controversial study argues that women who pursue math-intensive academic careers are just as likely to succeed as men.

    November 05, 2014

    Postdocs speak up

    As many senior scientists dither and protect the status quo, postdocs organize a conference to take matters into their own hands.

    November 04, 2014

    Packaging workforce data for public consumption

    A new resource from the National Science Board makes data more accessible, but it also gives it a spin.

    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 29, 2014

    On technology transfer and kitten piles

    In a letter to Science Careers and its readers, Adam Ruben’s “pseudo twin” asks, “What better way to maximize your real-world impact than through technology transfer?”

    October 23, 2014

    Nothing but networking

    The worst part of networking, our columnist says, is that it feels like spending time marketing yourself in lieu of doing science.

    October 22, 2014

    A double dose of advice

    A former graduate student (and current postdoc) offers tips on working jointly with two graduate advisers.

    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 08, 2014

    Sell yourself: Adding substance to your personal statement

    When writing a personal statement for graduate school admission, emphasize your motivations and high-level skills.

    October 07, 2014

    Life inspires clinical applications

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

    October 03, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 3 October 2014

    Tour de Science … Google Scholar … first BRAIN grants … no more “random-source” dog experiments … congressional staffers at NSF … transparency in clinical trials … an appeal to support agricultural research … Working Life

    September 29, 2014

    Adjuncts and age discrimination

    Is age discrimination keeping adjunct faculty members from obtaining more stable faculty employment?

    September 19, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 19 September 2014

    ERC funding for the Swiss … another plea for more science support … a virologist returns from Liberia … the Ig Nobel prizes.

    September 17, 2014

    The 2014 Vitae conference

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

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