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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 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 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 30, 2014

A Resource to Raise Women's Visibility

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

June 27, 2014

Elsewhere in Science, 27 June 2014

The dangers of stress ... more science and math in schools ... the 2014 Longitude Prize ... Job cuts at CSIRO ... Brewing a career

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 12, 2014

Tim Hunt

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

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 05, 2014

On the Road Again

With his Ph.D. nearly finished, Jacopo Marino has decided to leave the University of Zurich and finish his research in Stockholm.
 

June 02, 2014

Career Moneyball

An article released today allows you to calculate your odds of becoming a principal investigator. We spoke to the authors.

May 30, 2014

Elsewhere in Science, 30 May 2014

STAP cell retraction … citizen scientists get a spaceship … China embraces Western values … physicists rain on neuroscientists’ parade … an interview with NSF’s new director.

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 13, 2014

Becoming a Catalyst for Greater Diversity in Science

Having overcome negative assumptions about his own academic capabilities, today Mark Richards broadens opportunities for students of all backgrounds.

May 08, 2014

A Ph.D., and the Olympic Games

While doing his Ph.D., Adam Scholefield found the time to become a professional water polo player and take part in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

May 05, 2014

Innovative Training for Biomedical Technology

An increasing number of universities now offer fellowships that immerse early-career scientists in clinical medicine, technological innovation, and entrepreneurship.

April 21, 2014

Lab Management Courses: Becoming a Trainer

A small but growing number of scientists are training others in the hard and soft skills of managing a laboratory.

April 10, 2014

How to Present Yourself During an Interview

In deciding about clothing, piercings, and so on, job-seekers must balance the desire to fit in with the need to seem and feel authentic.

April 09, 2014

When an Interview (Seemingly) Goes All Wrong

How quickly you regain composure after an embarrassing moment or unexpected personal question could determine whether or not you get the job.

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