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Life and Career
To help him write his dissertation, computer scientist Fred Stutzman created an app that blocks online distractions.
A report from the Australian government finds Aussie graduate students and postdocs, like their U.S. counterparts, frustrated by the job market.
Managing an intimate relationship at work requires awareness of potential pitfalls and a delicate balance of privacy and openness.
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.
Starting this week, we're delivering more Science Careers throughout the week.
Setting up successful international collaborations is about leveling the field, especially when working with partners in developing countries.
In almost every work environment the ability to influence others is an essential job skill.
At the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston on Thursday, Mark Frankel, the Director of the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights, and Law Program at AAAS, made a case for scientists to think more deeply about their social responsibilities.
A panel of workforce experts at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting urged NIH to be more aggressive in fixing biomedical workforce training.
NSF empowers graduate students with small awards to help them improve their graduate programs.
Scientists need to be thoughtful when communicating science to lay audiences.
At a session at the AAAS Annual Meeting, featured members of the ACS presidential committee on fixing graduate chemistry education, expounded on the report's recommendations.
Issues and Perspectives
Experts discussed how mentoring differs for minorities and how it can be tweaked to ensure that scientists don't hit a "mentoring glass ceiling."
A wise skilled-immigration policy would consider the quality of international students in making visa decisions, three experts argue.
Earlier this week, Chemical & Engineering News published an article offering advice to job seekers on how to increase their odds of finding employment in a tough job market.
Our columnist continues to explore the craggy, often arbitrarily boldface landscape of the scientific resume.
Innovations & Opportunities: India
India is pushing science forward with nationwide initiatives, offering new career opportunities for scientists around the world.
Who says scientists aren't great romantics?
One of the last sessions at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting looked at transformative research and the factors that facilitate it—or don't.
Achieving independence as a researcher is a balancing act, requiring planning, on-the-job training, and diplomacy.