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Articles By Beryl Lieff Benderly

  • Dealing With Deception

    "I think it becomes more difficult [to cheat] when the student knows what the professor knows and the professor knows what the student knows." --Adil Shamoo

  • It Ain't Over Till It's Over

    "If [the union] is open, honest, and transparent, I think that postdocs at UCSF would welcome discussion." --Anne T. Union

  • Betting the Farm

    “You bet your career. We bet ten million dollars.” --Gerald Rubin

  • Who We Are As Scientists

    “The pressure [in science] is enormous. When I was running the IBM research labs, that was one of my biggest challenges [in] sustaining quality.” --Randy Isaac

  • Postdoc Unionization Drive Reaches a Climax in California

    “We very much support employees’ rights to choose for themselves whether or not they think unionization is beneficial.” --Paul Schwartz

  • NIH Urges Career Training and Tracking

    "Programs should provide all NRSA trainees with additional professional development skills and career guidance."

  • A Pressure Cooker for Postdocs?

    "His lab mantra was, 'It's better to ask forgiveness than permission,' 'If I don't know about it, it doesn't happen,' [and] 'Get it done at all costs, and don't tell me how.' " --Maura Lee Upright

  • Northern Exposure

    "We need to tell society and our community that [postdocs] exist and play a major role in our research labs and our research organization." --Gary Slater, dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, University of Ottawa.

  • A Novel Look at Postdocs

    "Nowadays," she continued, "people have much more freedom in their personal lives and professional choices than they did when they were sold to an apprenticeship in the old days, and yet, at the same time, they're buying into this almost feudal system in which once you dedicate a certain number of years, you are bound by the amount of time you've spent." --Allegra Goodman

  • Two Problems in Need of One Solution

    Vasquez wants "industry to step to the plate and find a way for high school teachers ... [to have] a real job in the summertime in a laboratory." Discussions with several industry leaders have thus far been encouraging, she told Next Wave.

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