After being rejected, a blind student wins admission to the physics program at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece.
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Igor Lovchinsky, who has already had a notable career as a professional pianist, is now directing his energy toward physics.
A new study shows that in computer science, sociology, and English, productivity differences can’t explain discrepancies in tenure rates.
Visa anxieties and communication barriers can keep international researchers from speaking up about workplace conflicts and other problems.
Among the reasons women cite for leaving engineering are an uncivil workplace and poor opportunities for advancement.
Some professional societies, funders, and institutions are seeking solutions to the conference child-care problem.
A research chemist who is accustomed to well-equipped laboratories encounters new challenges while working in the field.
To make it past first contact with a potential employer, you need to employ top-tier telephone skills.
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