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    September 10, 2010

    Testing Mother Earth's Resilience

    Growing up in the Kruger National Park in South Africa allowed Reinette Biggs to shape her research career in unusual ways.

    July 29, 2011

    Securing Food for Namibia's Future

    Namibia is one of the driest countries in sub-Saharan Africa. It contains two deserts -- the Namib and the Kalahari --...
    July 29, 2011

    Conflict Resolution

    Many people in Namibia depend on the resources found in nature -- plants, animals, grazing land, and limited water...
    July 29, 2011

    Enjoying the View

    When Riaan Steenkamp joined the faculty of the University of Namibia in 1994, the university was new and the country...
    January 27, 2012

    HHMI’s International Early-Career Scientists

    Three awardees discuss their research careers in China, Spain, and Portugal.

    November 02, 2012

    Ethics Across Borders

    Cultural differences in approaches to ethical issues create challenges for scientists working internationally.

    November 08, 2002

    NEPAD: Vision for Africa

    "Proponents of NEPAD believe that it presents an historic opportunity to end the scourge of underdevelopment that afflicts Africa."

    April 23, 2004

    South Africa’s Own Shooting Star

    Thebe Medupe was the first black astronomy student at the prestigious University of Cape Town in South Africa shortly after the fall of apartheid. Now, as one of only three black astronomers in the nation, he helps other black astronomy students in postgraduate work.

    March 21, 2008

    EXODUS TO ASIA: Research Opportunities Abound

    Asia is enjoying enormous investment in science and technology, and is proving a major attraction in the scientific jobs market.

    Boston Eve Skyline
    February 15, 2013

    Tips for Successful International Collaborations

    Setting up successful international collaborations is about leveling the field, especially when working with partners in developing countries.

    Katherine Button
    April 30, 2013

    Questioning the Validity of Neuroscience Results

    A recent analysis in neuroscience urges caution both in reading the literature and in designing your own experiments.

    May 14, 2013

    Content Collection: myIDP

    myIDP is a free, Web-based career-planning tool that was created to help graduate students and postdocs in the sciences define and pursue their career goals.

    Irene Friesenhahn
    June 12, 2013

    Defining the Global State of Young Scientists

    The Global Young Academy wants to offer a snapshot of the working conditions of young scientists across developed and developing countries.

    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.

    Haley Gomez
    June 19, 2013

    Creating a Successful Online Presence

    Nowadays, social media is ubiquitous, but you still need to consider how your online presence looks to future employers.

    Taken for Granted
    November 15, 2013

    Rising Opportunities in Africa?

    Africa will need lots of Ph.D. scholars to carry out its planned expansion of higher education.

    Taken for Granted
    December 09, 2013

    Botswana Opts to Provide Technical Education at Home

    The decision comes after decades of sending students abroad for a technical education.

    December 26, 2013

    The Year's Best Stories

    The best and most popular stories of 2013, as chosen by readers and editors.

    January 08, 2014

    Inspiration

    To honor the new year and help scientists young and old recharge their batteries, we present a list of our most motivating, empowering, and invigorating articles.

    January 13, 2014

    A New Funding Model for Scientists

    A team of U.S. researchers proposes a fast and cheap funding system that would fund scientists and not projects.

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