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    November 03, 2000

    A Career in E-learning

    May 09, 1997

    His Mother Cried When He Went Into Sales

    How one man's career change helped him keep his self-respect, make a few bucks, and have a blast on the business side of science.

    May 12, 2006

    Analysing Corporations ... and the Cosmos

    "I still need to worry about money," says Graham Smith. The difference now is that he does not have to bring in money because of profit targets but "because of my curiosity about how the universe works. That's a very different motivation."

    April 11, 2003

    Between the Policy-Makers and the Grassroots: A Week in Science Policy

    "I print the latest papers from the European Commission--pffft ... another hectare of the Amazon forest disappears."

    March 17, 2000

    Next Wave Events - United States and Canada

    October 07, 2005

    Keeping a Golden Rule in Mind

    "The responsibility of being read or heard or seen by thousands of people," which many people would find daunting, is something Jorge Mira Pérez really relishes in his broadcasting career.

    February 28, 2003

    Meet the Who's Who of Your Field

    "It was great to get to know all the famous participants in person, after reading their papers for several years."

    May 18, 2001

    Yours Transferably: Ruthless Reading

    December 14, 2001

    Sowing the Seeds of Change

    One major problem appears to be women's reluctance to put themselves forward, either for jobs in the first place, or for promotion.

    December 05, 2003

    Empty Pockets ... and Pie in the Sky?

    The result is an inverted pyramid, which counts in its structure more professors than young researchers.

    February 08, 2002

    Mind the Gap

    Voluntary work can be just as effective as paid employment in convincing future employers that you're the one that they want.

    June 21, 2002

    The Science of Human Rights

    "We take many things for granted when we work in a domestic situation," Haglund notes, "like access to the crime scene."

    January 04, 2002

    How Much Ethics Should Young Scientists Know?

    "Science has become an ethical minefield."

    January 09, 2004

    Morning-After Science

    For most people, those symptoms are all too familiar: headache, achiness, tremulousness, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fatigue, and nausea--all of these are cited by Jeffrey G. Wiese and colleagues in a 2000 metastudy on hangovers published in the
    Annals of Internal Medicine.

    October 17, 2003

    Retooling Internationally Trained Professionals

    "Vitesse's VBP-ITP is specifically focussed on bridging the gap for internationally trained professionals--particularly biologists--by addressing issues of English language skills, interpretation of foreign academic credentials, and deficits in understanding Canada's workplace culture."

    September 08, 2000

    How Can I Win Federal Grants Without a Track Record?

    October 03, 2003

    For the Love of Nature

    Are you interested in biology, but not in going to medical school? Looking for something unique to do with your math degree? Try ecology!

    April 30, 1999

    High-Level Groups Study Barriers Women Face