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    April 04, 2008

    Taken for Granted Index

    Early-career issues for postdocs and other researchers who deserve better.

    September 28, 2012

    Content Collection: Getting your Research Published

    Proficiently publishing scientific articles is among the attributes that determine academic success.

    December 30, 2005

    Next Wave's Best of 2005

    Two scientists and a baby join the faculty class of 2005 (21 October 2005).

    July 21, 2006

    Navigating ScienceCareers.org

    July 03, 2014

    The World’s Most Comprehensive Resource for Scientists Transitioning to Industry

    If you’re pursuing a career in industry, you should read this.

    August 03, 2007

    The Curt Flood Effect

    "We hear persistent reports of postdocs and other folks working on grants who are either forbidden to take maternity leave or told that if they do, they'll be fired." --Joan Williams

    October 05, 2007

    Making Mentoring Mandatory

    "If, in the course of the day, faculty spend some time talking about their career and careers in general, it wouldn’t be something they would have to keep a note of in a logbook and say, ‘Oh, this isn’t research-related.’ ”--Joseph Ellis

    May 02, 2008

    Taken for Granted: Lost in Space

    "The NIH funding crisis is chronic, systemic, and much worse than reported." --Peter Cariani

    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?

    October 02, 2009

    Taken for Granted: Is a New Model Needed for Breakthrough Science?

    Traditional PI-centered research can't solve today's big technological problems, a lab leader asserts.

    November 13, 2009

    Taken for Granted: Shocked, Shocked! to Find Disappointment on Campus

    A new book takes a revealing look at careers in academic science.

    January 08, 2010

    Taken for Granted: A Shot at Transforming America's Energy Future

    A postdoc's new company wins one the 37 coveted first-round ARPA-E grants.

    February 05, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Where Two Issues Stand

    Concern for lab safety advances -- slowly -- while University of California postdoc contract negotiations stall.

    April 02, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Trying to Account for Tastes

    Research finds that scientists' career-related preferences are far wider than stereotypes suggest -- and that industry is likely to be an excellent choice for many.

    June 04, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Making a Federal Case of Young Scientists' Concerns

    Two issues important to postdocs and other science trainees have been elevated recently to the federal level.

    August 06, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Creating Your Own Credibility

    Based in Alaska, a nonprofit research institute founded and run by a group of independent researchers has permitted decades of scientific work.

    October 01, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Making Book on America's Universities

    A spate of recent books presents a wide range of analyses -- and some common answers -- about what ails academe.

    January 07, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Stormy Weather

    Recent reports from the National Academies see no break in the clouds over the scientific labor market.

    March 04, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Scarlet Letters

    Can young scientists publish without a mentor's support?

    July 01, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Creating Opportunities

    Two university-based jobs programs are helping to boost opportunities for scientists who are already trained.

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