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    July 11, 2003

    Universities of the Future: Reform ... or Revolution?

    The young scientists want professional assessment centres introduced, to make the process of appointment to a professorship more transparent.

    March 14, 2003

    Teaching 101

    We can't wave a magic wand and add hours to our days, but we can benefit from others' experience and speed up the learning curve.

    October 08, 1999

    Time Management 101 for Grant Applicants

    May 23, 2003

    Family-Friendly U

    Hope is on the horizon thanks to new policies, but long hours and late tenure remain the norm.

    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

    September 06, 2002

    Hodgkin Fellowships Give Women a Boost

    "The scheme offers maternity leave, the possibility of returning part time after the birth, and assistance with child-care costs."

    September 29, 2006

    Follow That Gene: The Story of Three Young Scientists

    A rewarding career awaits those who can stand up to the field's fast pace and considerable demands.

    June 21, 2002

    Reversing the Trend

    "Over recent decades, we have been used to looking westward only when we were talking about exchange and studies abroad." --Edelgard Bulmahn, German Minister of Education and Science

    August 06, 2004

    Doing the Numbers

    The Rand report concludes that, although adequate data and accurate assessments of labor market conditions are important for many different parties, early career and prospective scientists are especially vulnerable.

    June 07, 2002

    Germanys Top 20 Universities

    "We do have something like an Ivy League of German universities" -- Wolfgang Frühwald, President, Humboldt Foundation

    March 11, 2005

    A Kiwi Afloat (But Not Adrift)

    My career has been guided, not by just one star, but by a constellation.

    July 07, 2000

    DIY for Contract Researchers. Resources: Where Now?

    March 24, 2000

    Site Review: The Research Assistant

    June 08, 2001

    Get a Head Start on Setting Up a Safe Laboratory

    November 24, 2006

    Saving Languages, Sustaining Communities

    “My interest has always been in language structure, the grammar of language,” Axelrod says. “So many different ways to talk about the world, it just makes you think how brilliant we are as human beings.”

    November 23, 2001

    Canadian Diaspora: What Expat Canadians Are Really Saying

    If universities want to recruit the best people, they should act fast.

    October 19, 2001

    United We Stand

    October 01, 2004

    Organising the Next Generation: Young European Scientists Come Together

    "This is an overview of the existing European networks for young scientists. Feel free to add any missing link."