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    February 19, 2015

    Three rules for powerful questions

    At interviews and networking events, your questions are at least as important as your answers.

    October 20, 2014

    Ask Alice: Should I stay or should I go?

    In a new feature, Alice Huang answers your questions about science career issues.

    October 27, 2014

    Ask Alice: Should I join an NIH study section?

    The advantages of serving on a study section, Alice says, more than justify the substantial time commitment.

    November 10, 2014

    Ask Alice: Call me by my name

    My adviser wants me to call him by his first name! What should I do?

    November 17, 2014

    Ask Alice: Improper contact

    A new postdoc insists on rubbing up against me in the lab. What should I do?

    November 24, 2014

    Ask Alice: Hunkering down

    Yes, it can make sense to stay in the same lab for graduate school—just don’t get complacent!

    December 02, 2014

    Ask Alice: My adviser is stealing my project!

    My adviser wants me to train my replacement to continue to work on my project after I’m gone. What should I do?

    December 09, 2014

    Ask Alice: Rehabilitation science

    I want to teach, and I want to help clinics adopt evidence-based therapies. What should I do?

    December 15, 2014

    Ask Alice: Don’t waste my time

    Help! My adviser wants me to work on her half-baked pet project instead of my good one!

    January 12, 2015

    Ask Alice: Dealing with the aftermath of rape

    How much should I disclose, personally and to my adviser?

    February 24, 2015

    Following up on a call for reform

    As a training-reform effort by four scientific leaders slows, science trainees may already be voting with their feet.

    February 25, 2015

    How to p*ss off a scientist

    Scientists aren’t angrier than the general population, but different triggers make us mad.

    March 04, 2015

    Staffing labs for optimal productivity

    Both the size and composition of academic labs, a study shows, affect the number of papers they publish in high-impact journals.

    March 12, 2015

    Educating outside the classroom

    Scientists with advanced degrees can transition to informal education—if they have the right skills.

    March 16, 2015

    A union contract for NYU’s graduate assistants

    If ratified, the agreement will raise pay, improve health care coverage, subsidize health insurance for family members, and provide tax-free funding for child care.

    March 19, 2015

    A networking encounter

    A young scientist learns about the advantages of real-world networking.

    March 03, 2015

    The employment picture is improving for STEM majors

    As the economy recovers, unemployment rates are falling but most salaries are falling, too.

    March 23, 2015

    Senate committee hears voices of STEM workers

    Under Republican leadership, a Senate committee on high-skill guest worker visas focuses on outsourcing and job losses, not the need for more high-skill workers.

    March 18, 2015

    Having a ball in science

    In Vienna, networking should look easy even when it’s hard.

    April 01, 2015

    Junior Max Planck researchers win reforms

    Regardless of their legal status, junior researchers are professionals who should enjoy full social security benefits and employment protections.

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