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    February 02, 2001

    Careers in Nanobiotechnology: Resources

    March 25, 2005

    Facing the Great Unknown

    We postdocs, all of us, live under the recurrent if not constant threat of a more or less major career meltdown; a run of bad luck can spell disaster.

    October 04, 2002

    Postgraduate Education in Singapore--A Remarkable Experience

    Both the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University rank high on the "Asian Top Universities" list.

    January 24, 2003

    IMCB--A Great Place to Do Science

    "... apart from the excellent scientific training, what makes IMCB special is the fact that it brings together talented people from different parts of the world."

    July 29, 2005

    A Relationship That's More Than Skin Deep

    "When we have a question, it doesn't matter what it is, they answer it. It's a complete exchange of information … they've essentially opened up all their technology to us."

    --Marc Donohue

    October 17, 2003

    Shahidul Islam: Balancing Patient Care and Research

    Dr. Islam's best advice to prospective academic clinicians is "to find a discipline/specialty you like and dive in."

    November 15, 2002

    Why Now? Organizing Change for Postdocs

    Why is it that postdocs are only recently beginning to organize themselves to bring these issues to light?

    July 25, 2003

    The Grass Is Greener on the Other Side

    "Due to the high profile of their work, the research carried out by Greenpeace needs to be exceptionally rigorous."

    March 30, 2001

    The Ethics of Authorship: An Ombudsperson's Perspective

    October 24, 2003

    Eyes Wide Open

    This article comes to you through a collaboration between Next Wave and Science's aging knowledge environment,
    SAGE KE. The joint venture is supported by the
    AARP Andrus Foundation.

    April 02, 2004

    Bringing an International Perspective to Postgraduate Training

    I still do not miss doing research. Instead of focussing on a highly specific project in a research group, I now have a far broader overview on the entire spectrum of research at the faculty.

    October 01, 2004

    La Vita e Bella--a Foreign Researcher's Tale

    "A Marie Curie Individual Fellowship gave me the freedom to find a project in my area of interest, where I could both get trained and bring some know-how to my new department."

    October 18, 1996

    How to Write a Winning Résumé

    Our columnist explains all you need to know about resumes and CVs.

    November 10, 2000

    Wanted: Articulate Scientists

    March 24, 2006

    Scientists as Schoolteachers--Feature Index

    Teachers perform a service to society by inspiring and training the next generation of scientists, mathematicians, engineers--and teachers.

    November 12, 2004

    Academic Spinoff: SunPower

    Solar power may have fallen quickly out of public view, but Richard Swanson remained intrigued by the challenge.

    January 16, 2004

    Unionization and Education: A Faculty View

    "Given postdocs' dependence on their mentors for both current working conditions and future career prospects, potential effects on mentor-postdoc relations have raised concern. Predictions range from destruction of that crucial partnership to a new era of improved mutual respect."

    April 12, 2002

    Organising a Conference, Part 1

    Buzzwords aside, the grant-application procedure was very useful in forcing us to justify our plans on paper.

    June 14, 2002

    Beyond the Employer Marketing Campaign

    Things aren’t always what they appear--you need to be an informed employment consumer.

    September 27, 2002

    NOBCChE's 2002 Annual Meeting

    "During the 'Strategies for Success Symposium,' several ideas were presented concerning becoming successful in science, including the stereotypes, assets, and liabilities of African-American scientists; the principles of the career cone; and the difference between power and influence."