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    August 18, 2014

    International scholars: Suffering in silence

    Visa anxieties and communication barriers can keep international researchers from speaking up about workplace conflicts and other problems.

    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 07, 2014

    Ph.D.s, come out of the closet!

    Data show that only a small percentage of Ph.D. scientists will receive tenure-track positions, so where does that leave the rest?

    Taken for Granted
    July 31, 2014

    Using a federal stick to enforce lab safety

    Why don’t federal funders demand safe academic labs?

    July 28, 2014

    The Stressed-Out Postdoc

    The postdoc period is stressful, but there are some things postdocs can do to stay healthy and focused.

    July 23, 2014

    Bringing Science to the Stage

    A Spanish couple tells how they became scientists by day and socially committed actors by night.

    July 21, 2014

    Happy Thoughts May Help Postdocs Handle Stress

    An article in the journal Stress and Health is one of the first to study the mental health of postdocs.

    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 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 03, 2014

    A Giant Leap

    Jack Kittinger explains why he took the giant leap away from academic research to become the director of a conservation program.

    July 03, 2014

    The World’s Most Comprehensive Resource for Scientists Transitioning to Industry

    If you’re pursuing a career in industry, you should read this.

    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.

    June 25, 2014

    What’s Your Science Degree Worth?

    Yes, a new study says, going to college does make financial sense—especially if you major in a STEM field (or business).

    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 23, 2014

    Brewing Up a Career

    Protein engineer Jasper Akerboom left his job at Janelia Farm to pursue a career as a brewmeister.

    June 19, 2014

    What it Takes

    A new tool shows that the most important factors for career success are only weakly connected to doing good science.

    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.

    May 27, 2014

    Winter Is Coming

    Meteorologist Elena Stautzebach will spend more than a year at the German research base Neumayer-Station III, in Antarctica.

    May 22, 2014

    Breaking the Class Ceiling

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

    May 20, 2014

    Forgive Me, Scientists, for I Have Sinned

    To be a proper scientist, is it necessary to conform to the standard template?

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