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    October 06, 2014

    Retail, food service most common jobs for new U.K. bio majors

    In the United Kingdom, 21.9% of graduates with first degrees in biology took jobs in the “retail, catering, waiting and bar staff” sector.

    September 17, 2014

    The 2014 Vitae conference

    Here is a roundup of higher education news from this year’s Vitae Researcher Development International Conference.

    August 14, 2014

    New initiatives offer child-care solutions to traveling scientists

    Some professional societies, funders, and institutions are seeking solutions to the conference child-care problem.

    July 17, 2014

    Better Recognition for Multidisciplinary Research

    Funding bodies and research institutions need to give multidisciplinary research more respect, says an opinion paper from Science Europe.

    July 11, 2014

    Knocking HIV on the Head

    Australian postdoc Lachlan Gray is working at the crossroads of virology and neurology to combat HIV brain infection.

    July 01, 2014

    Q&A: Life After a Ph.D.

    At ESOF 2014, two career sessions organized by an emerging initiative explored the career-support needs of Ph.D.-holders.

    June 24, 2014

    Dual-Career Couples at ESOF

    In Europe, attitudes toward dual-career couples are different than in the United States, so plan accordingly.

    June 12, 2014

    Tim Hunt

    Hard work, early independence, and playfulness were instrumental in Nobel laureate Tim Hunt’s success.

    May 22, 2014

    Breaking the Class Ceiling

    Working-class students and faculty face disadvantages, but mentoring and resilience can help them through.

    May 09, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 9 May 2014

    More misconduct … still more misconduct … samples, MERS, and authorship … saving NASA programs … animal-rights conflicts (and agreements).

    May 08, 2014

    A Ph.D., and the Olympic Games

    While doing his Ph.D., Adam Scholefield found the time to become a professional water polo player and take part in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

    May 05, 2014

    Innovative Training for Biomedical Technology

    An increasing number of universities now offer fellowships that immerse early-career scientists in clinical medicine, technological innovation, and entrepreneurship.

    March 10, 2014

    Paul Brookes: Surviving as an Outed Whistleblower

    The controversial former blog author discusses the experience and career impact of having his cover blown.

    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 17, 2014

    Using Online Resources to Make Your Work More Visible

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

    February 16, 2014

    The Art of Negotiation

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

    February 16, 2014

    How Scientists Can Influence Policy

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

    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.

    February 03, 2014

    Taking the 'Waste' Out of Biomedical Research

    Individual researchers can do a number of things to make biomedical research more efficient and clinically relevant, say the authors of a series in The Lancet.

    January 27, 2014

    An Emerging Global Picture of Early-Career Scientists

    A new report documents the pressures and anxieties shared by early-career scientists worldwide, as they pursue an academic career.

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