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February 07, 2014

A Computational Security Blanket

Computer security and privacy researcher Lorrie Faith Cranor won an Honorable Mention in the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.

February 07, 2014

Elsewhere in Science, 7 February 2014

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

October 26, 2007

Tooling Up: Barriers to Decision Making

"It might be okay to take a shortcut if you're trying to decide which peanut butter to buy, but in the area of career decisions, shortcuts are dangerous." –J. Edward Russo

February 10, 2014

Would You Like Working in Industry?

An essay in Molecular Biology of the Cell describes what it's like to work as a scientist in the biotech industry.

She Figures
February 11, 2014

More Action Needed to Retain Women in Science

A U.K. report calls for revising the academic career structure to benefit young researchers, and women in particular.

Taken for Granted
February 12, 2014

Defending Oneself from "Product Defense"

An article in The New Yorker describes an endocrinologist's battle against a company's attempts to discredit his science.

June 01, 2012

Just Herself

In her life and her search for gravitational waves, the MacArthur-winning MIT physicist Nergis Mavalvala is comfortable in her own skin.

February 12, 2014

Spelling, Grammar, and Scientific Publishing

In the era of rapid online publishing, scientists can no longer assume that editors will catch their casual mistakes.

February 13, 2014

Journal Editors Get Twitter-Savvy

Social media technologies are changing how journal editors work, but the job's fundamentals have stayed the same.

February 14, 2014

Health Insurance for Part-Time Teachers

The Internal Revenue Service provides a "reasonable" way to count adjuncts' work hours, to determine if their employers must provide them with health insurance.

February 14, 2014

Elsewhere in Science, 14 February 2014

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

February 14, 2003

From Science Fair to Science Fare

If you're running a laboratory at a research university, you are in effect running a business. Here's how to do it.

February 16, 2014

How Scientists Can Influence Policy

What can scientists do to ensure that policy decisions are informed by scientific expertise?

February 17, 2014

Using Online Resources to Make Your Work More Visible

Online tools can help researchers disseminate their work more quickly and more broadly.

September 13, 2013

Navigating Collaborative Grant Research

Collaboration pays, so funding agencies are promoting team research. Researchers in multisite, multi-investigator projects may need to adjust their career strategy.

February 17, 2014

Improving Your Work-Life Balance

Panelists at the 2014 AAAS meeting offered scientists tips on how to reclaim life from work.

February 16, 2014

The Art of Negotiation

Negotiating a job offer can be uncomfortable. Do it anyway.

February 19, 2014

Seeking Alternatives to 'Alternative' Careers

As NIH embraces "research-related" careers, some of them are filling up.

February 20, 2014

The Path of a CV, 2014 Edition

When it comes to how job applications are processed by companies, some things have changed—but others haven't.

February 21, 2014

Elsewhere in Science, 21 February 2014

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