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    November 30, 2015

    Women left behind as scientific enterprise grows

    A UNESCO report reveals a trove of data about worldwide scientific trends, including challenges for female researchers

    November 26, 2015

    The best decision I ever made

    Early in her life, Kamal J. K. Gandhi vowed that she would move anywhere to pursue her dream of becoming an ecologist.

    November 25, 2015

    SACNAS goes to Washington

    The 2015 meeting of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science offered valuable career development and networking opportunities

    November 24, 2015

    2015 ‘Dance Your Ph.D.’ results

    The 2015 ‘Dance Your Ph.D.’ winning videos feature thesis work on cellular interactions with tropoelastin, policy networks, and more.

    November 20, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 20 November 2015

    Chilean scientists protest … Limits to invasive chimpanzee research … Supporting African science … Hijacking journal websites … How much research funding does a disease deserve?

    November 19, 2015

    A doctor’s dilemma

    After a false start in medical school, Deniz Kirik made his way into translational research.

    November 18, 2015

    A scientist goes to kindergarten

    In choosing a school for his daughter, our columnist considers how modern education prepares students for their careers

    November 17, 2015

    When women are missing from peer review

    At one journal, most editors and reviewers are male, but numbers of female editors and reviewers are increasing

    November 16, 2015

    The tension between career risk and innovation

    Career incentives stop many researchers from pursuing risky projects

    November 13, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 13 November 2015

    Research risk and reward … European Scientific Advice Mechanism … Dance Your Ph.D. … Chinese-American scientists in the cross hairs … Working Life

    November 12, 2015

    Leaping into the unknown

    For his Ph.D., Jeremy Borniger decided to follow his passion and switch fields from anthropology to neuroscience. This is how he made the transition, and what he learned in the process.

    November 11, 2015

    Climbing crooked ladders

    Career progression no longer follows a single vertical trajectory, our columnist explains

    November 09, 2015

    Choosing team over tenure

    A faculty member in an unconventional “team-track” position describes why she loves it, despite the challenges

    November 05, 2015

    Improving student advising

    When he was a graduate student at MIT, Carl Brozek used comments from students and administrators to create a list of best practices for the adviser-advisee relationship, and learned valuable skills during the process.

    November 03, 2015

    What kinds of science do ERC grantees do?

    A new European Research Council report offers a snapshot of the areas of frontier research it funds.

    October 30, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 30 October 2015

    Australia’s chief scientist … Critical citations … New biosafety procedures … Citizen science … Working Life

    October 30, 2015

    Top firms prioritize transformative technologies, patients

    The firms landing at the top of the 2015 Science Careers Top Employers Survey harness innovation and create workplaces that recruit the brightest scientific minds.

    October 29, 2015

    Going where the science matters

    After reflecting on his early scientific aspirations, Stephen T. Jackson decided to leave his tenured position behind to accept a high-level position at a federal science agency.

    October 27, 2015

    How to network effectively

    Networking should consist of a genuine conversation with another person about how you can help each other.

    October 23, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 23 October 2015

    Canadian election … Handling sexual harassment … Science narratives … Working Life