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November 25, 2005

U.K.' s Energy-Research Renewal

"The research opportunities in energy," adds Lord Oxburgh, "are some of the most challenging and exciting that exist in any discipline."

August 29, 2008

Making a Scientific Impact

Kit Parker and his team of military veterans at Harvard are investigating the mechanical forces involved in traumatic brain injury.

Taken for Granted
August 29, 2008

University of California Postdoc Union Wins Official Recognition

The state employment board count of cards confirms a majority, officially unionizing the nation's largest group of postdocs.

August 29, 2008

After Success Abroad, a Polish Scientist Returns Home

Agnieszka Dobrzyn has reaped the rewards of efforts to keep top young scientists in Poland.

July 27, 2007

The NIH R01 Toolkit

Science 's Next Wave published "Getting an NIH R01," which became the most frequently accessed Next Wave article for...
September 12, 2008

Creative Ways to Energize Your Career

Science faculty can transform their training and expertise into stimulating new professional activities, well beyond their job descriptions.

Paula Stephan
December 21, 2012

Person of the Year: Paula Stephan

The labor economist has worked for years behind the scenes, but this year she went public.

December 28, 2012

Science Careers 2012: The Year's Best Stories

The best and most popular stories of 2012, as chosen by readers and editors.

Taken for Granted
January 04, 2013

Bordering on Confusion

High-skill immigration reform is more complicated and contentious than it looks, an expert conference shows.

Patrick Canupp
January 11, 2013

Science on the Fast Track

NASCAR is hiring mechanical engineers and aerodynamics scientists to shave milliseconds off lap times and push racecars to their limits.

January 18, 2013

Questions to Set Your Sails By (Part 2)

Answering these six questions can help you choose your career path without having to make major course corrections.

Grocery Shelves
January 18, 2013

Is NSF's 'Product' Category a Finished Product?

The agency has updated its grant proposal guide, but its new use of "products" in the biosketch, in place of publications, is ambiguous.

January 25, 2013

Chemistry Society Looks to Shake Up Training

The ACS report on graduate and postdoc training goes where NIH's workforce working group didn't, recommending limiting Ph.D. production among other bold measures.

Fred Stutzman
February 01, 2013

Freedom Isn't Free

To help him write his dissertation, computer scientist Fred Stutzman created an app that blocks online distractions.

February 08, 2013

A Global Glut?

A report from the Australian government finds Aussie graduate students and postdocs, like their U.S. counterparts, frustrated by the job market.

Scientist couple Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi
February 08, 2013

Love in the Lab

Managing an intimate relationship at work requires awareness of potential pitfalls and a delicate balance of privacy and openness.

Michael Teitelbaum
February 11, 2013

House Committee Debates High-Skill Immigration

The House Judiciary Committee invited experts to discuss the effects of high-skill immigration on the U.S. workforce, but there was little talk about what employers actually need.

February 13, 2013

Changes at Science Careers

Starting this week, we're delivering more Science Careers throughout the week.

February 15, 2013

The Law of Reciprocity

In almost every work environment the ability to influence others is an essential job skill.

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.