An article in the journal Stress and Health is one of the first to study the mental health of postdocs.
CDC lapses … science publishing’s 1%… good news for WIMPs … sexual harassment and worse in fieldwork … a radical peer-review experiment.
An MIT postdoc tells the negative committee to sit down and shut up.
Funding bodies and research institutions need to give multidisciplinary research more respect, says an opinion paper from Science Europe.
Professional-level telephone technique can get you hired.
As an institution’s chief detective for enforcing research ethics, the research integrity officer must blend investigative, bureaucratic, and scientific skills.
For meteorologist Elena Stautzebach and the rest of the overwintering staff, finding adventure is part of the daily routine.
A data visualization tool from the U.S. Census Bureau connects college majors to the occupational groups they populate.
Australian postdoc Lachlan Gray is working at the crossroads of virology and neurology to combat HIV brain infection.
In Academe, Carol Colatrella argues that scientists can benefit from more insight into how gender impacts professional interactions and career outcomes.
The legal struggle arising from the death of Sheharbano “Sheri” Sangji leaves a major question unresolved.
A graduate student and a Twitter software engineer team up to write an article showing that on average, elite labs run by men are not women-friendly.
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Beryl Lieff Benderly has been a regular contributor to Science Careers since 2003, writing on postdoc matters and other scientific workforce issues.
Adam Ruben, Ph.D., is a practicing scientist and the author of Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School.
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