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    June 29, 2015

    Leaving science for science writing

    At The Open Notebook, Julia Rosen describes her transition via a lovely metaphor.

    June 29, 2015

    You can help rescue biomedical research

    A new website from a quartet of scientific superstars seeks ideas for reforming the U.S. biomedical science system.

    June 22, 2015

    What to expect while job hunting

    An essay at Vitae tells those going on the academic job hunt what they can expect.

    June 22, 2015

    A chance to learn innovation

    A fellowship offers graduate students exposure to the world of entrepreneurship and venture investing.

    June 15, 2015

    Your ‘best chance’ of winning a Nobel Prize

    Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka doesn’t know what young scientists should do to win the prize, but he’s sure it’s important to be innovative and unique.

    June 03, 2015

    A different kind of postdoc experience

    Postdocs in industry explore opportunities that aren’t available in academe.

    May 26, 2015

    A doctoral defense delayed by injustice—for 77 years

    Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport received her doctorate at age 102, many years after submitting her dissertation.

    May 19, 2015

    Starting a national conversation in Michigan

    A conference sponsored by the University of Michigan attracts hundreds to discuss biomedical training reform.

    May 11, 2015

    What well-dressed riffraff are wearing this season

    Future of Research is selling T-shirts, with proceeds going to operating costs for the organization’s 2015 Boston meeting.

    May 06, 2015

    FOR the good of science

    Future of Research symposia are propagating across the United States.

    May 05, 2015

    Economists: H-1B visas suppress wages

    A new study finds that adding H-1B workers affects wages negatively, profits positively, and patents not at all.

    May 05, 2015

    A broader focus on academic lab safety

    A new task force aims to improve lab safety at hundreds of universities.

    April 29, 2015

    Women have a hiring advantage in the scientific stratosphere

    A widely reported study says women are preferred in faculty hiring—but it doesn’t say bias isn’t a problem at other key career points.

    April 28, 2015

    NIH needs your advice

    NIH and one of its institutes are seeking feedback on issues that encompass the future and sustainability of the biomedical research workforce.

    April 21, 2015

    Do you want fries with that?

    Across the United States, part-time faculty members joined the national protest for a living wage.

    April 21, 2015

    Minority Ph.D. students: Where do they go?

    A report from the Council of Graduate Schools details outcomes for underrepresented minority students in STEM doctoral programs.

    April 15, 2015

    Help solve the mystery of the disappearing Ph.D.s

    A new survey aims to find out where science Ph.D. recipients work.

    April 09, 2015

    Learning to lead

    A conference organized by students and postdocs introduces young scientists to the culture of biotech and the challenges of working in the field.

    April 07, 2015

    Eroding benefits for UMD postdocs? [REVISED]

    Proposed changes in how the University of Maryland classifies postdocs illustrate the pressures that lead universities to train postdocs in ever-larger numbers.

    March 23, 2015

    Senate committee hears voices of STEM workers

    Under Republican leadership, a Senate committee on high-skill guest worker visas focuses on outsourcing and job losses, not the need for more high-skill workers.

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