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    April 07, 2000

    Science for All: Developing Events for a Hands-On Science Centre

    May 26, 2006

    Testing Hypotheses on the Stock Market

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

    April 12, 2002

    Working in Early Clinical Drug Development

    "What I enjoy most about clinical research at CHDR is early clinical drug development (phase I and II). ... Testing these new drugs often requires methodological innovation."

    April 02, 1999

    Field Report 5: The Salary Mission

    August 24, 2001

    Start-ups for Postdocs 101C: Life on the Inside

    "If you crave a higher salary, a goal-oriented workplace, and are concerned about a future career in academic research, it is probably worthwhile at least exploring industry."

    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.

    January 19, 2007

    Dealing With Deception

    "I think it becomes more difficult [to cheat] when the student knows what the professor knows and the professor knows what the student knows." --Adil Shamoo

    January 19, 2007

    Résumé Rocket Science 2007

    I’ll take a good résumé or CV over a perfect one any day of the week because the good one can be done in a short time, allowing plenty of time for networking -- indisputably the single most important step in a job search -- whereas writing the perfect document could take you (and your CV or résumé) out of circulation for months.

    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 09, 2008

    Opportunities: Research Inc.

    A research scientist can differentiate a lab's approach not just by quality--which certainly is important--but also by the "flavor" of the work: the approach to problem-solving, the tools used, and intangibles such as originality and creativity.

    April 24, 2009

    Teach the Students You Have

    To teach well while minimizing pain, take a scholarly approach, make your expectations clear, and focus on measures with a high rate of return.

    June 19, 2009

    Following in Darwin's Footsteps

    Archaeologist and naturalist Jordi Serrallonga has developed an unconventional career for which research and travel are both adventures.

    June 25, 2010

    Trusting the Public

    On the theory that everyone's an expert on their own environment, scientists are figuring out how to tap the experiences and observations of nonscientists.

    May 04, 2012

    Translational Volcanology

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

    May 25, 2012

    Content Collection: Lab Management

    New group leaders need to learn how to manage people, projects, finances, and more.

    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.

    August 18, 2006

    Tooling Up: Are You Management Material?

    Although it is true that some people use an early MBA as a launching pad, many others claim that the degree, without work experience behind it, only makes the job search more difficult.

    May 21, 1999

    Field Report 7: A Day in the Life of a Spy

    December 21, 2001

    The Life Science Economy and the Role of the Private Sector

    While grooming a whole new generation of entrepreneurial professionals, the question arise as to how we can encourage these professionals to start up their own companies and, at the same time, persuade private investors to place their bets on them.

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