The workshop supplemented a new report on national workforce policies from NSF's oversight body, the National Science Board, that laments what it calls an inadequate supply of domestic scientific talent.
As a tight U.S. job market persists, outsourcing and immigration policies are questioned.
"What we were able to convey to meeting participants is that it is a time of progress and change in astronomy in Canada."
"It's a potential 'tower of Babel', and no student leaves the university without developing skills in at least three languages in addition to their mother tongue."
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"Eind 2005 moet het echt zover zijn: dan heeft elke medewerker recht op een POP."
"You will also need "determination, self-belief, and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and tackle anything," explains Nigel Wild, managing director of the Oxford Biobusiness Centre."
"Serendipity, exploration, unplanned experiences personal and professional ... all these things contribute to the search before we eventually settle down to good, satisfying work."
"Oddly enough, I find myself thankful that not everything worked first time round in the laboratory during my PhD."
"U.S. institutions might well restrain, at least for a time, their temptation to conduct overseas raids to fill permanent positions."
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