A petition calls for a boycott of a chemistry conference after the organizers posted a list of 29 speakers and chairs that included no women. It works.
What is causing the widespread distress expressed by academic researchers in a survey in The Chronicle of Higher Education? It's not just a small decline in the NIH research budget.
Several recent developments may signal improvements—or at least the possibility of improvements—in the working conditions of adjuncts and graduate student employees.
The Internal Revenue Service provides a "reasonable" way to count adjuncts' work hours, to determine if their employers must provide them with health insurance.
An article in The New Yorker describes an endocrinologist's battle against a company's attempts to discredit his science.
An essay in Molecular Biology of the Cell describes what it's like to work as a scientist in the biotech industry.
Senior professors' refusal to retire isn't the only thing—or even the main thing—keeping early-career scientists off the tenure track.
The whistleblower in the Woo Suk Hwang affair describes the repercussions in Nature.
Adjuncts and contingent faculty, the report says, "likely make up the most highly educated and experienced workers on food stamps and other public assistance."
An article at Inside Higher Ed advises pregnant women on surviving the awkwardness and discomfort of scholarly meetings.
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