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March 13, 2014

Adding Sex-and-Gender Dimensions to Your Research

Early-career scientists have much to gain from viewing their research through a sex-and-gender lens.

March 10, 2014

Paul Brookes: Surviving as an Outed Whistleblower

The controversial former blog author discusses the experience and career impact of having his cover blown.

February 28, 2014

A Scientist's Guide To Social Media

Online networking tools offer postdocs new ways to make connections, exchange scientific ideas, and advance their career.

February 03, 2014

Taking the 'Waste' Out of Biomedical Research

Individual researchers can do a number of things to make biomedical research more efficient and clinically relevant, say the authors of a series in The Lancet.

January 27, 2014

An Emerging Global Picture of Early-Career Scientists

A new report documents the pressures and anxieties shared by early-career scientists worldwide, as they pursue an academic career.

January 15, 2014

An American Postdoc Abroad

Edward O’Brien’s experience in England afforded him opportunities he would not have had otherwise, and it helped him land a tenure-track position in the United States.

January 13, 2014

A New Funding Model for Scientists

A team of U.S. researchers proposes a fast and cheap funding system that would fund scientists and not projects.

January 08, 2014

Inspiration

To honor the new year and help scientists young and old recharge their batteries, we present a list of our most motivating, empowering, and invigorating articles.

December 13, 2013

Mind the Gap Year

Students who take time off between college and graduate or professional school often have adventures and do useful things.

October 23, 2013

Caught Up in Publishing

We need to find new policies and incentives that return science to a hunt for scientific truth and not for publications.

October 08, 2013

Canada’s Postdocs Happy With Research, Dissatisfied With Pay and Status

A new survey and report shine light on the problems faced by Canada's postdocs.

October 01, 2013

A Graduate Course in Professional Development

A new short course at the University of Toronto aims to help graduate students gain the skills they need to excel in a wide range of careers.

Taken for Granted
September 05, 2013

Hello, I Must Be Going

A number of factors beyond visa policy influence whether new Ph.D. researchers stay in the United States.

August 29, 2013

After the LHC, the Deluge

The hundreds of grad students and postdocs working on the world's largest atom smasher are competing for a handful of jobs.

soybeans
August 27, 2013

The Agony and Ecstasy of Cross-disciplinary Collaboration

Collaborating with peers outside your field can be rewarding and career-boosting—but it can also make you an outsider in your own field.

August 21, 2013

From the Lab Bench to the U.N.

A Ph.D. candidate finds that the peripheral activities she engaged in during her Ph.D. prepared her well for a career in science diplomacy.

Daniel Goldman and friends
August 13, 2013

Border Science

Burroughs Wellcome's Career Awards at the Scientific Interface help mathematical, physical, computer, and engineering scientists establish careers studying biological problems.

August 08, 2013

Getting in Shape for Industry Jobs

Bioscience Management Bootcamp gives business-minded scientists a crash course in the skills they'll need to work in industry or become entrepreneurs.

August 06, 2013

Career Lessons From Lindau

Three young scientists tell Science Careers how their experiences at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting influenced their research and career.

Angela Lee Foreman
July 01, 2013

Leading the Way for Scientists with Disabilities

Learning to remain focused on her passions helped Angela Lee Foreman adapt to her hearing disability and find a rewarding career path.

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