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    January 28, 2005

    The Fringe Benefits of Working as a Scientist

    True, we might not have nice bonuses or many of the other benefits that more commercially employed citizens have, but we may have very some real - if not so obvious - fringe benefits.

    October 22, 1999

    Bias: Identifying, Understanding and Mitigating Negative Biases in your Job Search

    Nowhere are biases more prominently displayed than in the job search.

    October 04, 2002

    Filling the Swedish Recruitment Gap

    "Sweden's universities resemble an hourglass, not just top-heavy, but bottom-heavy too, with very little room for the sand to run in between."

    January 13, 2006

    The Road to Scientific Recognition

    Cosma encourages young scientists from nations like Italy not to become oppressed by their national systems, to believe in themselves and what they can achieve, and to be willing to move abroad to achieve their full potential.

    November 04, 2005

    Investigating the Neural and Vascular Consequences of Stroke

    "When I came to MSM, I wanted to build something that would incorporate my background in cardiovascular [research] and neuroscience, and stroke was the perfect venue for that."--Byron Ford

    January 13, 2006

    Ph.D. Life: Surviving the Early Years

    Suarez hopes that by sharing her experiences and observations about the first few years of grad school, she can help others through this critical time.

    May 27, 2005

    American Scientists Face Challenges at Home and Abroad

    Scott Lilly's best-case funding estimate for the next 5 years, which assumes a swift American exit from Iraq, foresees a 25% decline in real dollars for American science. In the worst case, he sees a drop of twice that size.

    June 30, 2006

    Decision Analysis Meets Environmental Policy

    Because policymakers often are unfamiliar with the environmental science involved, a decision analyst serves as a conduit to translate the data into a useful framework.

    November 10, 2006

    Spain Reconsiders Its University Reform Law

    September 02, 2005

    Lab Dynamics: Science at the Balcony

    How you discuss content or data can be as important as the content or data itself.

    December 14, 2001

    Return of the Natives

    Fordham was a good fit.

    July 22, 2005

    Big Science on a Small Scale: Working in Nanotechnology

    "While I wasn't working for this or even hoping for it, I love coming to work day in and day out. It's really fun to be on the cutting edge of science," says Gino DiLabio, staff scientist at the National Institute for Nanotechnology.

    July 01, 2005

    Take Charge of Your Ph.D. Training

    As "principal investigator" of your own piece of lab, you have to think about and do things to keep the lab up and running.

    August 06, 2004

    Getting Ice Time

    "You're only as strong as the weakest link in your chain," says Sean Maw, a professor of kinesiology at the University of Calgary."

    May 11, 2001

    Erasing the Gap Between Art and Science

    August 04, 2006

    Keeping Safe: Some Cautionary Tales

    In all these cases, the outcome would have been better if the scientists and their colleagues had taken the time to fully appreciate the risks.

    February 10, 2006

    Model Builder

    "It is definitely an asset to work with more than one system. It opens us up to different ways of thinking and keeps us flexible and less likely to sink into dogma. The differences in how the various systems are wired are as important as the similarities." --Sabeeha Merchant, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

    October 12, 2001

    Small Educational Instrument Grants

    The GrantDoctor is here to help! Send questions to Please put "GDR" in the subject header of your E-mail message. Next column: October 26

    June 27, 2003

    Out of the Desert

    Instead of keeping a low profile and blending into her surroundings--a standard approach for new faculty--McClure immediately launched simultaneous battles to win lab space from the university and respect from her colleagues.

    April 15, 2005

    Keys to Independence - Views from the Trenches