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February 16, 2013

Panel to NIH: Do More to Reform Biomedical Training

A panel of workforce experts at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting urged NIH to be more aggressive in fixing biomedical workforce training.

February 17, 2013

A New NSF Competition for Improving Graduate Education

NSF empowers graduate students with small awards to help them improve their graduate programs.

February 17, 2013

Dispelling Myths About Science Communication

Scientists need to be thoughtful when communicating science to lay audiences.

February 20, 2013

Improving the Pipeline Into Science for Minorities

Experts discussed how mentoring differs for minorities and how it can be tweaked to ensure that scientists don't hit a "mentoring glass ceiling."

February 20, 2013

Seek Quality, Not Quantity, Experts Say

A wise skilled-immigration policy would consider the quality of international students in making visa decisions, three experts argue.

February 22, 2013

Advancing Science in India

India is pushing science forward with nationwide initiatives, offering new career opportunities for scientists around the world.

February 22, 2013

Regrettable Resumes, Part 2

Our columnist continues to explore the craggy, often arbitrarily boldface landscape of the scientific resume.

February 22, 2013

Job Search Tips from Hiring Managers

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.

Candy Heart
February 25, 2013

The Romance of Science

Who says scientists aren't great romantics?

Icy river/Boston
February 25, 2013

Success Factors in Transformative Research

One of the last sessions at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting looked at transformative research and the factors that facilitate it—or don't.

Melanie Lee
September 26, 2008

From Watching 'The Expert' to Becoming An Expert

Melanie Lee credits hard work with her success in climbing the corporate ladder and shattering others' expectations of her.

September 26, 2008

Tooling Up: My Career Dissected

After years of pointing out others' career mistakes, Dave Jensen highlights some of his own.

September 26, 2008

Union Aftershocks in California

The University of California system is adjusting to the idea of life with a postdoc union, but not everyone is happy about the outcome.

February 27, 2013

Content Collection: Gaining Independence

Achieving independence as a researcher is a balancing act, requiring planning, on-the-job training, and diplomacy.

February 27, 2013

NSF Announces Sequestration Plans

In response to the sequester, the National Science Foundation plans to award approximately 1000 fewer grants.

Taken for Granted
March 01, 2013

Live From D.C., It's High-Skill Immigration Reform!

Recent political pronouncements would be laughable if they weren't potentially so harmful.

Taken for Granted
March 01, 2013

The Complexity of Gender Differences in Choosing STEM

There's no simple answer to the question of why women choose science-related fields less often than men.

March 04, 2013

A Videocast on Industry Interviews—from NIH

NIH branches out, presenting a videocast on interviewing for jobs beyond the ivory tower.

March 05, 2013

Plodding Progress for Women, Minorities in Science

A recent NSF report finds that efforts to improve the representation of women, minorities, and people with disabilities in science and engineering are slow going.

March 05, 2013

Follow the BRICK Road of Research Progress

South Korea joins the ranks of emerging science powerhouse nations.