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    November 19, 2014

    Seeking social scientists

    Do researchers looking for jobs in industry need to be good at socializing as well as science? An article in C&E News explores industrial hiring trends suggesting that the answer is “yes.”

    November 11, 2014

    Reflections of a woman pioneer

    During her long career, physicist Mildred Dresselhaus has won many awards, including the National Medal of Science. We sat down with her for a chat.

    November 06, 2014

    Is academic science sexist?

    A controversial study argues that women who pursue math-intensive academic careers are just as likely to succeed as men.

    October 21, 2014

    ‘Overworked, underpaid, and undersupported’

    Prepared by graduate students, a report details the difficult conditions adjuncts face at one public university.

    October 14, 2014

    What's driving women scientists out of Japan?

    The country’s “male-dominated, aggressive” culture is pushing women out of science and overseas.

    October 09, 2014

    Building the Bionic Woman

    Ayanna Howard is a rarity: an African-American woman with an endowed engineering faculty chair at a major research university. Here's how she rocked it.

    October 07, 2014

    Life inspires clinical applications

    His life partner’s illness led fundamental chemist David Smith to change his research focus.

    October 02, 2014

    A detour for love

    David Anderson's career was sidetracked by love and the Defense of Marriage Act, but today the future once again looks bright.

    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 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 07, 2014

    Waltz to excellence

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

    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 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 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 07, 2014

    At Lindau Meeting, Women Outnumber Men

    At this year’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, a milestone.

    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 30, 2014

    Elite Male Faculty Employ Fewer Women

    Elite male scientists trail both elite women and non-elite men in hiring female graduate students and postdocs.

    June 30, 2014

    A Resource to Raise Women's Visibility

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

    June 17, 2014

    What Works to Increase Diversity

    To increase diversity at your institution, analyze your performance, and make diversity a priority, a new study suggests.

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