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    February 27, 2015

    Leadership Training for Early Career Researchers

    Formal programs within academia are providing career advancement training for young scientists.

    February 25, 2015

    How to p*ss off a scientist

    Scientists aren’t angrier than the general population, but different triggers make us mad.

    February 24, 2015

    Following up on a call for reform

    As a training-reform effort by four scientific leaders slows, science trainees may already be voting with their feet.

    February 24, 2015

    UPDATED: A scientist saint?

    French geneticist Jérôme Lejeune may have missed out on the Nobel Prize, but now he’s nominated for an even higher honor.

    February 23, 2015

    Ask Alice: I’m all out of love for research

    I don’t want to teach, and I no longer love research. Should I quit my Ph.D. program?

    February 23, 2015

    Barriers for women of color in science

    A new report finds that female scientists face a combination of racial and gender biases.

    February 20, 2015

    A career's twisting road

    Physician-scientist Richard Dasheiff has gone from being an academic researcher to a medical doctor and found satisfaction in both.

    February 18, 2015

    The Brilliant Club

    In The Brilliant Club, Amina Yonis found an opportunity to help level the playing field for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

    February 17, 2015

    Follow your star

    Theoretical physicist Ulf Leonhardt advises early-career scientists to think more about their work and less about their careers.

    February 16, 2015

    Public engagement: Balancing altruism and self-interest

    Scientists believe they should engage in public debates, but they see little career benefit.

    February 14, 2015

    Grant proposal budgeting 101

    Budgets may not be glamorous, but they’re crucial for proposal success.

    February 11, 2015

    Starting up a career

    These days, entrepreneurship is less about getting rich and more about career development and getting science done.

    February 10, 2015

    Small bias, big difference

    A new simulation finds that just a little bias in peer review can have big consequences.

    February 10, 2015

    A call to serve science

    A new NSF funding supplement aims to support military veterans in graduate school.

    February 09, 2015

    Ask Alice: Better late than never

    Am I too old to get started on the neuroscience career I always wanted?

    February 05, 2015

    The paradox of job creation

    A reanalysis of an oft-repeated claim highlights the need for better understanding of job creation.

    February 04, 2015

    The science of schmoozing

    How one geoscientist built a career using data, charisma, and connections

    February 03, 2015

    Workforce ‘smoke and mirrors’ down under

    In Australia, too, prognostications of imminent science-related workforce shortages are unreliable.

    February 03, 2015

    Another funny thing happened on the way to the STEM shortage

    As members of Congress renew the push to raise high-skill immigration quotas, a report predicts a dramatic fall in the wages of new computer science graduates.

    February 02, 2015

    Ask Alice: Time for a new mission?

    For some areas of science, it’s important not to be in too much of a hurry.

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