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    June 21, 2002

    A Guide to Surveys by, for, and of Postdocs

    May 10, 2002

    Networking: How to Get a Good Connection

    Effective networking requires creating a dialogue.

    February 06, 2004

    Mathematics, Epidemics, and Homeland Security

    "In this month's edition of Beyond Numbers and Proofs, I will address a few issues on the impact of global change with respect to the role of mathematics."

    March 26, 1999

    Biotech Incubator: A Helping Hand for Budding Entrepreneurs

    January 31, 2003

    My Path From a Pharmaceutical Lab to Graduate Research in Animal Welfare

    Regardless of what my future holds, I am confident that following my interests and convictions was my best career move yet.

    December 12, 2003

    Adventures of a Mathematical Biologist

    "As a youngster in elementary and junior high schools, I excelled in all academic subjects. I was especially talented with numbers, but I never thought about becoming a mathematician or a scientist."

    August 23, 2002

    Arbeidsmarktnieuws augustus 2002: Landbouw en sociale wetenschappen moeten pensioengolf meeste vrezen

    “Voor liefst een derde van de uhd-plaatsen in de sociale wetenschappen is geen opvolger voorhanden.”

    March 21, 2003

    The Pros and Cons of a Local PhD

    "Today, our graduates are spoilt for choices when it comes to picking a PhD program."

    February 02, 2001

    Careers in Nanobiotechnology: It Takes a lot of Money to Make Little Things!

    May 19, 2006

    Chemical Connections

    “We are looking for people who have a history of publishing and presenting. If the résumé doesn’t have those two key elements, they’ll be at a competitive disadvantage.” - Ron Webb, Procter and Gamble

    June 14, 2002

    Project Management for Scientists, Part 2: Getting Experience

    "Salaries for Ph.D.s with project-management experience tend to be higher, but jobs for people with a bachelor's or master's degree and relevant experience are more plentiful."

    June 27, 2003

    Guiding the Guides

    Supervisors often unconsciously reproduce the manner in which they themselves once were supervised.

    September 17, 2004

    Careers in research: the new monasticism

    "I have watched many forced out of the work they love into jobs in which the major consolation is that "at least it provides a career structure."

    April 15, 2005

    Ancestors of Science: Susan LaFlesche Picotte

    October 04, 2002

    Investing in Science: *Feature Index*

    July 09, 2004

    Testing New Waters

    "The fellowship gave me the opportunity to go out there and prove to myself that I could make it as a researcher."

    January 10, 2003

    Interdisciplinarity and Tenure

    Standard practice, endorsed by the Red Book of the American Association of University Professors, still tends to give disciplinary departments the loudest voice in the debate over whether a young scholar gets lifetime employment--or is fired.

    December 17, 2004

    Following My Curiosity

    As one of the lucky ones that cleared the Ph.D. hurdle and went on to a satisfying professional career, I am now committed to helping more African-American students follow their curiosity, wherever it may lead.

    September 26, 2003

    Life and Research in the Netherlands, Part 1: Language and Culture

    "When you do get invited to a party, make sure you know what you're getting into. ..."

    April 02, 2004

    A Union Contract Aimed at Preserving the Postdoc Experience

    The postdocs take particular pride that dire predictions of spoiled relationships with mentors have not come true. The negotiations, in Wallace's words, "were very harmonious and productive."