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    August 21, 2014

    Science and childbirth, the second time around

    In which our columnist attempts to replicate his earlier experiment in procreation.

    August 18, 2014

    Equally productive women are tenured less

    A new study shows that in computer science, sociology, and English, productivity differences can’t explain discrepancies in tenure rates.

    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.

    August 11, 2014

    To get noticed, boost your CV

    There's no point in actively trying to get headhunted, but that doesn't mean you can't try to develop the qualities that people who do get recruited possess.

    August 07, 2014

    Waltz to excellence

    A new study suggests that there is no single way to achieve success in science.

    August 06, 2014

    Writing a winning cover letter

    For a cover letter to be effective, it must avoid doing harm, show what sets you apart, and be tailored to the institution you send it to.

    August 04, 2014

    Gaining an edge in overseas interviews

    Interviewing for a job in a foreign country poses special challenges.

    July 30, 2014

    Scrutinizing NSF research

    Rachael Allbritten and Aaron Manka started off pursuing academic research careers, but they ended up investigating research crimes.

    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 15, 2014

    Investigating Research Crimes

    As an institution’s chief detective for enforcing research ethics, the research integrity officer must blend investigative, bureaucratic, and scientific skills.

    July 14, 2014

    Warning: Sastrugi Crossing

    For meteorologist Elena Stautzebach and the rest of the overwintering staff, finding adventure is part of the daily routine.

    July 08, 2014

    A Young Tag Team Detects a Major Pipeline Leak

    A graduate student and a Twitter software engineer team up to write an article showing that on average, elite labs run by men are not women-friendly.

    July 02, 2014

    The Virtues of Virtual Panels

    They’re not perfect, but remote review panels work, and they facilitate broader involvement in peer review.

    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 30, 2014

    A Resource to Raise Women's Visibility

    AcademiaNet aims to raise the profile of Europe’s top women scholars.

    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 19, 2014

    Don’t Crash and Burn at Your Job Interview

    To win the job interview, answer the questions, make your interviewer feel good about you, and avoid making major mistakes.

    June 16, 2014

    Studying Human-Computer Interaction at Microsoft Research

    Mary Czerwinski, a cognitive psychologist, has spent her career doing both basic and applied research in the technology industry.

    June 12, 2014

    Tim Hunt

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

    June 10, 2014

    Give, and It Will Be Given to You

    New online tools are making it easier for scientists to share data and other resources.

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