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    September 17, 2013

    Toying With Stereotypes

    Hard on the heels of an embarrassing attempt to sell toys to girls by making them pink, LEGO introduces a female science professor.

    September 17, 2013

    Leadership Tips for Women

    Participants in EMBO's first management course for women share the lessons they learned.

    September 18, 2013

    The Cover Letter: Relic or Still Relevant?

    It's true that some employers don't even read cover letters, but you shouldn't miss this opportunity to personalize your application package.

    September 18, 2013

    Should We Ditch Journal Impact Factor?

    A department chair and a bibliometrics expert discuss the use of journal impact factor to evaluate scientists and their science.

    September 20, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 20 September 2013

    In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

    September 23, 2013

    "A Complex Social Process"

    As a graduate student, Candace Pert, who died earlier this month, did the work that won the Lasker Award for Solomon Snyder, her Ph.D. adviser.

    September 24, 2013

    Narrowing the Choices: What Career Path is Right for You?

    To get the best possible start on your career, do your research, make a decision, and see where it takes you.

    Taken for Granted
    September 24, 2013

    Academia's Money Troubles

    According to a report, about a third of academic institutions are on precarious financial footing.

    September 25, 2013

    In Scandinavia, High-Level Women Experience More Stress at Work

    A new study suggests that, despite progressive workplace policies, professional women in Scandinavia are exposed to more workplace stress than women elsewhere in Europe.

    September 25, 2013

    Rich Scientist, Poor Scientist

    Adam's old grad school lab appears to have fallen victim to the same budget cuts that are killing science around the country.

    September 26, 2013

    Funding Cuts Ravage Academic Laboratories

    Science funding cuts are piling up and causing layoffs; will tenure-track faculty be next?

    October 04, 2013

    Your Data, Warts and All

    Early-career scientists need to balance career imperatives against the need for complete and transparent reporting.

    November 24, 2006

    Melanie Sanford: The Interview

    A series of fortunate events led this University of Michigan chemist to contribute to work that won a Nobel Prize. But there's nothing accidental about her subsequent success.

    September 27, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 27 September 2013

    In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

    September 27, 2013

    What Will Happen if the Government Shuts Down?

    How would a government shutdown affect federally funded scientists?

    September 30, 2013

    The GSS Discovers 10 Percent More U.S. Postdocs

    Progress in figuring out how many postdocs work in the United States has been halting, but recently the number has been growing fast.

    September 30, 2013

    The Latest Shutdown Information for NIH- and NSF-Funded Researchers (UPDATE)

    Government-funded researchers may continue with their work, but won't be able to communicate with the agencies that fund them.

    October 01, 2013

    A Graduate Course in Professional Development

    A new short course at the University of Toronto aims to help graduate students gain the skills they need to excel in a wide range of careers.

    Taken for Granted
    October 02, 2013

    Progress on Academic Lab Safety

    The University of California system has taken a series of encouraging steps to make its labs safer.

    October 03, 2013

    What Does Winning a Major Prize Do to Productivity?

    Do you become motivated to achieve even greater accomplishments after winning a major award?

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