"If we hadn't done this, the danger would be a bit of a revolving door." CFI president Eliot Phillipson
"This choice was more practical because you try to build up a career, and if you do what people are already doing, you need to be very good, but also lucky, to make it," says Edwin Cuppen.
Peering in from the outside, the research lab I visited for about a month provided a completely different research experience than what I was used to in the United States.
“Our goal is to begin to influence the new crop of African academics that can then engage with colleagues here to develop long-lived collaborative relationships.”—Michael Adewumi
The case is the latest skirmish in an ongoing battle over federal programs aimed at boosting the tiny percentage of Hispanics, African Americans, and Native Americans in the scientific workforce.
"...the future is extremely bright for talented young people coming into this field, and it’s only going to get more important as time goes on," says Tim Killeen, Director of NCAR
"The research opportunities in energy," adds Lord Oxburgh, "are some of the most challenging and exciting that exist in any discipline."
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