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July 03, 2014

A Giant Leap

Jack Kittinger explains why he took the giant leap away from academic research to become the director of a conservation program.

January 05, 2007

Special Feature: Particle Astrophysics Careers

January 05, 2007

Getting Big on Astroparticles

Today's detectors allow scientists to observe cosmic particles with energies surpassing those obtained in particle accelerators, making of the universe a new laboratory for particle physicists.

January 05, 2007

Catching Some Cosmic Rays

We are finding that we are beginning to constrain some of our understandings and exclude some possibilities.

January 05, 2007

What You Need to Know About Electronic R01 Submissions

Because your career may depend on the outcome of these applications, it's a good idea to learn the details of the process.

January 12, 2007

Opportunities: Insubordination

The culmination of the Ph.D. is supposed to be the creation of an independent and self-sufficient scientist who can continue to contribute to the scientific enterprise.

January 12, 2007

Interdisciplinary Collaborations: Clearing Hurdles

In a collaborative project, people need to trust each other and candidly discuss strategies and contingencies.

January 12, 2007

Getting Ready for Electronic R01 Submissions

An important part of all the universities' preparations is getting their research faculty ready for the change.

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.

January 19, 2007

Mastering Your Ph.D.: Group Dynamics

A little competitiveness can be an excellent thing, but too much can produce an environment that's unhealthy for science--and scientists.

January 26, 2007

Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition: New Year, New Life, New Start

I’ve stopped wallowing in the “I feel so alone!” pity party I subjected myself to for the first month or two.

January 26, 2007

Returning to Academia

"I like the fact that I'm steering my own ship in terms of research. I feel like an entrepreneur." --Lance Silverman

January 26, 2007

Getting Up to I.T.

"I've never considered myself a great writer or a linguist," but, she says, she is able to identify problems with a manuscript.

February 02, 2007

Contemptuous Irresolution

"In the current environment, any increase is welcome." --Dave Moore, AAMC

February 02, 2007

New EMBO Installation Grants

"I felt that it was time to return, now that Portugal was changing and giving us much better conditions, [and] that we should contribute to the development of the country," says Bruno Silva-Santos.

February 02, 2007

Working at National Labs: Oak Ridge

"There is no doubt that having these kinds of unique tools available and having the strong multidisciplinary environment that allows for interaction gives us a lot of advantage to better understand science," says Jeff Blackmon, physics division, ORNL.

February 09, 2007

From Greener Production to Carbon Trading: Sustainable Energy Careers

Science magazine's special section on sustainability and energy is also found online.

February 09, 2007

Guiding Countries and Companies to Sustainable Practices

“She is one of those few who have a strong technical background alongside strategic environmental management experience in a large international company,” says Noam Gressel, CEO of Assif Strategies

February 09, 2007

Covering the Planet With Solar Panels

I'm probably going to evolve as I move along the path of that photon.

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