Subscribe

Search

The search found 9 results in 0.132 seconds.

Search results

October 21, 2011

Content Collection: Careers at Nonprofits and NGOs

Scientists interested in a social or humanitarian cause can find diverse research or alternative careers within nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations.

October 14, 2011

In Person: A Career in Biotech Patent Law

A patent attorney and former immunologist examines his career transition and offers advice to scientists interested in a career in patent law.

April 16, 2010

Adding Humanitarian Value to Mathematics

Begoña Vitoriano Villanueva uses her mathematical skills to help humanitarian aid organizations respond to natural disasters.

July 09, 2010

Getting to Know the Enemy

Elena Dukhovlinova tracked transmission chains between infected individuals by looking at the genetic diversity and evolutionary relatedness of their virus populations.

September 21, 2012

Documenting Exposure for Disease Prevention

French epidemiologist Emilie Counil studies the health implications of environmental and workplace carcinogen exposure to help inform health policies.

April 18, 2008

A Matter of Policy

"We complain that these decisions are being made in a vacuum without significant scientific or engineering input. Well, the way to fix that is for scientists and engineers to get involved in the policy process." --Joseph Helble, dean and professor, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College

September 25, 2009

Serving Human Rights and Humanitarian Needs

Three passionate scientists describe their careers dealing with human rights and humanitarian issues.

October 16, 2009

Finding Your Way Into Policy Careers in Europe

Getting a science policy job in Europe is largely a matter of choosing a beat and finding your own way in.

March 30, 2012

Plant Hunters

With many species still undiscovered, plant collecting can offer exciting opportunities for adventurous scientists -- at some cost in comfort and job security.