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    May 12, 2006

    Analysing Corporations ... and the Cosmos

    "I still need to worry about money," says Graham Smith. The difference now is that he does not have to bring in money because of profit targets but "because of my curiosity about how the universe works. That's a very different motivation."

    May 26, 2006

    Testing Hypotheses on the Stock Market

    "Research methods are fundamental to my work, in everything I do." --Keith Lipman

    August 12, 2005

    Careers in the Science of Disasters

    August 08, 2003

    If You Can Stand the Heat … Stay in Biotech

    To guard against the risks of unemployment, gaining expertise in technologies that have broad applications is extremely important.

    July 29, 2005

    A Step Inside Industry

    "The best thing about it [CASE award] is it gives you a feel for what industry wants." –Robert Phillips

    January 20, 2006

    The Job Market in UK Astronomy

    By age 40, a mere 20% of astronomy PhDs have astronomy faculty jobs at universities (or scientific positions at observatories) in country …

    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.'

    October 07, 2005

    A Career Eureka Moment

    Making courageous career choices, says Linda Ko-Ferrigno, is a lot easier when "you have someone cheering you on."

    October 03, 2003

    Clinicians Put Research Life Under the Microscope

    Moving from research to clinical work and back to research slows down career development.

    June 16, 2006

    Just Do It

    "I found that I didn't need to follow current trends as much. I became a bit more trusting of my own judgments, a bit more trusting that my own curiosity would take me directions that other people might find interesting as well," says Jeremy Baumberg.

    June 30, 2006

    The Value of Working Together

    April 22, 2005

    Researchers' Charter: A Paradigm Leap?

    If researchers are given a fair professional environment, says Alexandre Quintanilha, it will create "a better and more creative atmosphere for scientists."

    May 20, 2005

    Science Writing: What are the Markets?

    Irrespective of the market science writers aim for, Merlin Goldman stresses doing your homework before sending in your piece: "Get examples, look at them carefully, pitch style correctly, and get it right the first time."