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    November 18, 2005

    Industry Insider: The European Steel Industry, a Phoenix Rising from the Ashes

    Once they are in, young employees often state how surprised they are at how high tech, innovative, and environmentally-friendly today's steel industry is.

    November 25, 2005

    AESEDA: Global Opportunities for Minority Earth Scientists

    “Our goal is to begin to influence the new crop of African academics that can then engage with colleagues here to develop long-lived collaborative relationships.”—Michael Adewumi

    November 03, 2006

    Googling Himself

    "They can be very good computer scientists, but they will not be hired if they don’t fit in the company culture" of Google, says new employee Oliver Heckmann.

    November 17, 2006

    A Microcosm of High-Tc Opportunities

    Columbus Superconductors shows that a few opportunities can be made or grabbed by those who remain determined and keep the faith in the technology's potential.

    October 14, 2005

    A Geologist's Adventure in Crete

    Early-Stage Training fellowships offer Ph.D. researchers the opportunity to pursue specialised training for a period of 3 months to 3 years as part of their doctoral training.

    February 11, 2005

    We're Doing Just Fine

    A survey of the top 50 ranked physics departments in 2002 shows that of 1998 physics faculty members, there were 12 of identifiable African heritage.

    January 20, 2006

    Astronomy: The Search for a Stellar Career

    When the funding belt tightens and astronomers have to work on shoestring budgets, resourcefulness and innovation are the order of the day.

    January 21, 2005

    Investing in the Future of Science

    "The long-term goal is to prepare [underrepresented minorities] to become those critical staff scientists that we need for the future workforce, hopefully here [at ORNL]." –Debbie McCoy, RAMS Program Administrator.

    March 03, 2006

    Kenneth Ridgway: Earth Watcher, Earth Teacher

    The first step to realizing this vision, says Ridgway, is for students to take a basic geology class and find out what geologists actually do.

    February 11, 2004

    Making a Comeback to Academia

    Due to the high volume of questions received, the CareerDoctor cannot answer all queries on an individual basis. Look for an answer to your question published in this column soon! Thank you!

    June 17, 2005

    Rising Canadian Stars win Cottrell Scholar Awards

    "It's our way to articulate not only the importance of integration of teaching and research but also to communicate that the Canadian community is really making great strides in science education as well as in scientific research," explains James Gentile, President of Research Corporation.

    March 19, 2004

    William Y. Vélez, Ph.D.

    January 20, 2006

    Big Science in a Small Country

    “You build bigger, you go fainter, you go deeper, and you’ll have a shot at a major discovery.” --Ralph Pudritz, professor of physics and astronomy at McMaster University.

    February 04, 2005

    A Mathematical Map for Success

    Although Williams had difficulties pursuing a career as a mathematical researcher, he urges young minorities to be persistent and never give up their dream.

    December 17, 2004

    Breakthrough of the Year 2004

    We look into the future, to the work that still needs doing.

    January 20, 2006

    The Job Market in UK Astronomy

    By age 40, a mere 20% of astronomy PhDs have astronomy faculty jobs at universities (or scientific positions at observatories) in country …

    March 19, 2004

    David Blackwell, Ph.D.

    March 04, 2005

    Hispanic Astrophysicist and Educator Boosts Women in Science

    Ruiz's diverse experiences as a woman in the sciences provides a background for helping others attain their goals.

    January 21, 2005

    NOAA Program Impacts Minority Serving Institutions

    NOAA Fisheries, based in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, has a long history of fostering minority development in the sciences.

    May 07, 2004

    Leah Parks Upshaw