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    October 12, 2015

    How to win a Nobel Prize

    A former member of the chemistry prize selection committee discusses the process

    October 09, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 9 October 2015

    Nobel Prizes … Jobs for refugees … Pot problems … Gene patenting … Canadian science … Working Life

    October 07, 2015

    A new kind of visa ‘creativity’

    Recent cases of H-1B visa abuse in academe could indicate a growing trend

    September 16, 2015

    Bounce back to stay in the game

    The resilience that scientists learn from conducting research should also be applied to the job search.

    September 11, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 11 September 2015

    Lasker award winners announced … Farm animal cloning banned … Gene editing in embryos … Puerto Rican science … The Wellcome Trust looks forward … Working Life.

    September 11, 2015

    Nice to know you

    Two collaborators share the scientific and personal benefits of conducting interdisciplinary research.

    September 09, 2015

    Where the jobs are

    Hidden opportunities uncovered through networking are the key to career success, a new book argues.

    August 21, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 21 August 2015

    Outrage over “pay to cite” offer … Funding chronic fatigue syndrome research … Battle over Belgian polar research station … Behind the numbers … Investigating dietary supplements … Working Life

    August 20, 2015

    A risk worth taking

    After earning his Ph.D., Richard Krablin took a big risk that shaped his scientific career.

    August 19, 2015

    Postdocs, put your best foot forward for industry jobs

    The search can be tough, but despite the competition, you can rise to the top of the pile.

    August 03, 2015

    Recruiting or academic poaching?

    Researchers moving to new institutions can bring prosperity to their new homes, but they can also leave damage in their wake.

    July 29, 2015

    Countering gender bias at conferences

    Female speakers are underrepresented at some conferences, but a vocal group of advocates is working to address the problem.

    July 14, 2015

    Balancing career and family

    An increasing number of scientists—men and women—aim to succeed both at work and at home.

    July 06, 2015

    Biodiversity researcher becomes first female president of Mauritius

    After 25 years studying the plants of her native island, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim unexpectedly became its president.

    July 02, 2015

    Cold emails and hot coffee, part 3

    Once you’ve made new connections, it’s time to contact them in person and set up an informational interview.

    July 01, 2015

    A hidden start

    Startup jobs require brilliance and versatility, and they’re often hard to see.

    June 30, 2015

    Choosing your postdoc position

    Of all the decisions that academics must make during their careers, choosing a successful postdoc position is probably one of the most important.

    June 25, 2015

    Cold emails and hot coffee, part 2

    To build your network from zero, seek new connections and offer them real value.

    June 22, 2015

    A chance to learn innovation

    A fellowship offers graduate students exposure to the world of entrepreneurship and venture investing.

    June 17, 2015

    Who’s in your tribe?

    It’s important for today’s job seekers to be aware of the “un-networking” trend.