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    December 07, 2012

    Getting Back Your Mojo

    Psychologists share tips for figuring out what's sapping your enthusiasm—and how to get it back.

    December 07, 2012

    How Not to Attract Minorities to STEM

    Research shows that large admissions preferences stymie studies in science and technical subjects.

    December 07, 2012

    What Do You Care About?

    Analyzing your deeply held values is a crucial step in choosing a career in science.

    December 14, 2012

    Big Hopes, Small Changes for Biomedical Training

    In implementing the recommendations of its Biomedical Research Workforce Working Group, NIH decides to play it safe.

    December 14, 2012

    The Myth of the Well-Rounded Scientist

    Despite what grad school admissions committees seem to believe, outside interests are good.

    December 14, 2012

    Administrative Hurdles Delay Ph.D. Scholarships in Spain

    Many Spanish trainees have been forced to start their doctorates without financial help.

    February 11, 2005

    Academic Scientists at Work: Negotiating a Faculty Position

    You don't want to come off as a greedy Gus, but it's important to press hard for what you really need.

    April 29, 2005

    Mind Matters Index

    Irene S. Levine, PhD looks at issues from shyness to work alcoholism, and gives advice on how to lead a more successful and fulfilling worklife.

    June 16, 2000

    Marine Research--Challenges and Chances

    July 09, 2004

    How to Avoid the Postdoc Trap

    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!

    March 08, 2002

    Finding Mars on Earth

    Stick to your dream and keep at it. There will be difficulties--anybody who does things experiences failures. Take them as a lesson in life and keep trying.

    November 25, 2005

    New Funding Schemes Aim to Retain Top Talent

    "If we hadn't done this, the danger would be a bit of a revolving door." CFI president Eliot Phillipson

    November 26, 2004

    Best of Both Worlds: Taking ICT Skills to Science

    "Once you've been infected with the virus called 'science,' you will never be cured."

    May 02, 2003

    Selling Science to Policy-Makers

    I've learned that when starting and moving through a career, it is critical to remain flexible and open to all opportunities and challenges, to stay curious and confident, to explore new ideas and areas, and to continually create and nurture networks with colleagues and mentors in related fields.

    October 19, 2001

    If There's a Will ... National Action Can Make a Difference

    To attract the best candidates, it will be in the interest of the university to formulate guidelines and policies that reflect the value of the postdocs to the university's mission.

    June 06, 2003

    Biologist With a Vision

    "Science is one of these things where one does need their eyes more so than their legs or arms or hearing, so a lot of people are surprised when they find out I am in the biomedical research field."

    May 21, 1999

    Canadian Class of 1995 Earns Equivalent Pay But Has More Student Debt

    November 12, 1999

    Grad School Survey: Organizers Postpone Department Rankings

    July 14, 2006

    An Energetic Future With Hydrogen

    “Every one of our graduates in the last 4 years have found a job in an industrial or lab setting in their field.” --Ned Djilali, director of the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems at the University of Victoria in British Columbia

    August 08, 2003

    Marie Curie Fellowships in Profile Part II: Individual-Driven Fellowships

    "There are no age limits; it is the extent of the researcher's experience that counts."