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    August 27, 2014

    When women have it all

    A young faculty member argues that it is, indeed, possible for a woman (or a man) to ‘have it all.’

    August 20, 2014

    Playing a new tune

    Igor Lovchinsky, who has already had a notable career as a professional pianist, is now directing his energy toward physics.

    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 13, 2014

    Telephone technique, part two

    To make it past first contact with a potential employer, you need to employ top-tier telephone skills.

    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 04, 2014

    Gaining an edge in overseas interviews

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

    July 24, 2014

    Academic Science, I Just Can’t Quit You

    NIH-funded training programs are helping NIH-trained scientists learn how to not do NIH-funded research.

    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 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 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 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 10, 2014

    NIH Report Warns of Looming Physician-Scientist Shortage

    A new report argues that the United States may soon face a serious shortage of scientists with clinical degrees.

    June 09, 2014

    Starting Up

    For new Ph.D. graduates, an academic startup might make sense—especially if they’re in it for the experience.

    June 04, 2014

    Luck, Brilliance, and Persistence

    Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner attributes his career success to luck, but we think that other factors were involved.

    May 22, 2014

    Breaking the Class Ceiling

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

    May 21, 2014

    Training Reforms Could Boost Productivity

    In Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Shirley Tilghman argues that sensible training reforms need not reduce research productivity.

    May 15, 2014

    Facilitating Feedback

    Feedback can help you improve your day job and your interviewing skills.

    May 07, 2014

    Many Strikes, Never Out

    NIH's new policy on grant-proposal "amendments" should relieve some anxiety, but ultimately the change may not make much of a difference.

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