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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."

    October 28, 2005

    Cynthia Robbins-Roth: Surviving the Crash

    "I had the good sense to have a serious accident when the market was down." --Cynthia Robbins-Roth

    April 21, 2014

    Lab Management Courses: Becoming a Trainer

    A small but growing number of scientists are training others in the hard and soft skills of managing a laboratory.

    December 10, 2013

    Rent-a-Scientist Spreading?

    According to a source quoted in Chemical & Engineering News, about half of researchers retained by the pharmaceutical industry in the next 2 years are likely to be temps.

    September 09, 2013

    Exploring (and Creating) Opportunities

    Mike Herd, a self-educated petroleum engineer, is now the head of a technology incubator.

    March 24, 2006

    Scientists as Schoolteachers--Feature Index

    Teachers perform a service to society by inspiring and training the next generation of scientists, mathematicians, engineers--and teachers.

    February 19, 2014

    Seeking Alternatives to 'Alternative' Careers

    As NIH embraces "research-related" careers, some of them are filling up.

    November 12, 2004

    Academic Spinoff: SunPower

    Solar power may have fallen quickly out of public view, but Richard Swanson remained intrigued by the challenge.

    November 25, 2011

    Networking Your Way to a Job

    Biologist Mary-Rose Hoja has forged a career as a consultant in strategic networking, social media, and mingling.

    Taken for Granted
    September 24, 2013

    Academia's Money Troubles

    According to a report, about a third of academic institutions are on precarious financial footing.

    December 28, 2012

    Science Careers 2012: The Year's Best Stories

    The best and most popular stories of 2012, as chosen by readers and editors.

    June 17, 2013

    Making Evidence-Based Career Decisions

    myIDP helps you cut through hearsay and conjecture and base your career choices on solid data and professional experience.

    May 18, 2007

    Behavioral Scientists Get Off the Trail

    Here are six examples of behavioral scientists who have stepped off the academic path into some interesting territory.

    May 04, 2012

    Translational Volcanology

    There is still a gap between modeling-based predictions and deciding when to evacuate a city.

    July 07, 2006

    A Botanist Becomes a Broker

    "Whether it's how we treat the environment or each other, it's all connected," says Martina Hoft, conservation botanist and real estate broker.

    February 26, 2014

    Establishing a Sustainable Career by Breaking the Academic Mold

    Environmental scientist Alex Hope is determined to have an academic career on his own terms.

    Taken for Granted
    December 06, 2013

    The Gift of Good Advice

    A new book aims to help young academics, in the sciences and other fields, navigate academia's rough terrain.

    Taken for Granted
    February 12, 2014

    Defending Oneself from "Product Defense"

    An article in The New Yorker describes an endocrinologist's battle against a company's attempts to discredit his science.

    February 03, 2006

    UK Technology Transfer Training

    The majority of those working in academic tech transfer have come from a background in scientific research, so there is a need for professional training in technology transfer.

    Angela Lee Foreman
    July 01, 2013

    Leading the Way for Scientists with Disabilities

    Learning to remain focused on her passions helped Angela Lee Foreman adapt to her hearing disability and find a rewarding career path.

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