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    March 23, 2015

    A new award for junior faculty

    Funded by three philanthropies, the program will be open to researchers 4 to 10 years beyond training.

    March 12, 2015

    Educating outside the classroom

    Scientists with advanced degrees can transition to informal education—if they have the right skills.

    March 04, 2015

    Staffing labs for optimal productivity

    Both the size and composition of academic labs, a study shows, affect the number of papers they publish in high-impact journals.

    February 27, 2015

    Leadership Training for Early Career Researchers

    Formal programs within academia are providing career advancement training for young scientists.

    February 18, 2015

    The Brilliant Club

    In The Brilliant Club, Amina Yonis found an opportunity to help level the playing field for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

    February 04, 2015

    The science of schmoozing

    How one geoscientist built a career using data, charisma, and connections

    January 30, 2015

    Faculty: Making Your Research Count

    Faculty members don't usually get formal training in research program management, but that might be changing.

    January 28, 2015

    Scientists under the microscope

    In an era when scientists are increasingly exposed, they need to be careful to distinguish between scientific criticism and personal attacks.

    January 27, 2015

    Baring it all

    Experiments to decrease secrecy in scientific research have many benefits, but investigators must also be aware of the risks.

    January 22, 2015

    Origin stories of the scientists

    Or how a trip to Walt Disney World tricked me into becoming a scientist.

    January 19, 2015

    Following the birdsong of science

    Erich Jarvis’s upbringing during the civil rights movement helped provide the tools for success as he pursued studies of human languages and songbirds.

    January 06, 2015

    Making the world better, from industry

    Nicolas Delahaye belongs to a new breed of entrepreneurs, working at big companies and utilizing their resources to advance a social cause.

    December 12, 2014

    Exploring the Frontiers of Science in Western China

    Scientific career opportunities are materializing across China. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the western region.

    December 12, 2014

    More science doctorates, fewer post-doctorate science jobs

    NSF’s annual report on new doctorate recipients contains mostly bad news for early-career scientists.

    December 03, 2014

    The Paula T. Hammond Lab

    Finding tenured jobs is no easier for chemical engineers, but the pressure is relieved by the steady stream of industry jobs.

    November 28, 2014

    The E.U.’s Recipe to Create Jobs: Innovate

    The new funding initiative supports areas in which Europe shows strong competence and creates new opportunities for scientists

    November 20, 2014

    The road to Ebola

    For scientists conducting basic research on the Ebola virus, evolving priorities are a way of life.

    November 14, 2014

    Biosystems Nanotechnology: Big Opportunities in the Science of the Small

    By combining engineering and biology, scientists are cultivating career opportunities around the world.

    October 31, 2014

    Investments Boost Neurotechnology Career Prospects

    High-profile advances have injected an air of excitement into the study of the brain, opening opportunities for scientists with a knack for technology development, programming, and engineering.

    October 15, 2014

    Talking to the public about risk

    Scientists with relevant expertise have a professional responsibility to share their evidence-based insight with the public, experts say.

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