Each month Science's Next Wave focuses on a special topic that scientists will find useful in planning their next career moves, whether they be alternative avenues for their hard-earned talents or simply to gain new insights into the worlds of academe and industry. This page offers Next Wave readers a handy index of these monthly features and a jumping-off point to explore this rich array of topics.

The table below lists the Next Wave global features published since January 2001, plus several of the earlier features on critical subjects. Each link takes you to an index page for the feature, describing the general topic, with links to the individual stories, articles, and resource pages. Check back each month for the updated list.


'Completely Different' careers

Dec-2002


Science on the farm

Nov-2002


Investing in science

Oct-2002


Developing countries

Sep-2002


Complementary and alternative medicine

Aug-2002


Scientists in Schools

Jul-2002


Forensic science careers

Jun-2002


Science translation

May-2002


Clinical research careers

Apr-2002


Scientists at the Poles

Mar-2002


Science editing careers

Feb-2002


Energy science careers

Jan-2002


Careers in science broadcasting

Dec-2001


Careers in bioengineering

Nov-2001


Careers in patent law

Oct-2001


Careers in environmental science

Aug-2001


Careers in space science research

Jul-2001


Careers in museums, zoos, botanical gardens

Jun-2001


Careers in medical writing

May-2001


Careers in marine science

Apr-2001


Special Issue: The Ethics of Authorship

30 Mar 2001


Achieving ethnic diversity in the sciences

Mar-2001


Careers in nanobiotechnology

Feb-2001


Financial analysts

Jan-2001


Maturity

Dec-2000


Women in science

Jun-2000


Research program management

May-2000


Educational outreach

Apr-2000


Scientific exchange with China

Oct-2000


Bioinformatics

Sep-2000