The Scientist

» university

Most Recent

In a survey of more than 1,000 current and former students, 41 percent indicate experiences with faculty and other employees ranging from sexualized comments to rape.

7 Comments

image: Canada Plans to Boost Basic Science Spending

Canada Plans to Boost Basic Science Spending

By Catherine Offord | February 9, 2018

The federal budget, expected before the end of March, may substantially raise funding for research.

0 Comments

The nine plaintiffs allege the university’s actions put women at risk.

0 Comments

image: Irma Leaves Scientists Cut Off from Labs

Irma Leaves Scientists Cut Off from Labs

By Shawna Williams | September 11, 2017

At the University of Miami School of Medicine and elsewhere, personnel remain barred from campuses for safety reasons.

0 Comments

image: Flooding in Texas Blocks Researchers from Campuses

Flooding in Texas Blocks Researchers from Campuses

By Kerry Grens | August 28, 2017

Marine Science Institute on the Gulf experiences damage; “rideout teams” keep watch over animals and facilities. 

0 Comments

image: Tenure Under Attack in Two More States

Tenure Under Attack in Two More States

By Joshua A. Krisch | January 17, 2017

Proposed legislation would eliminate academic tenure at public universities in Iowa and Missouri, echoing a move that has already gutted such permanent posts in Wisconsin.

3 Comments

American universities top a list of educational institutions ranked according to their number of international patent applications.

0 Comments

image: Journal Price Tags Revealed

Journal Price Tags Revealed

By Jef Akst | June 18, 2014

Economists explore the wheelings and dealings of universities and publishers during largely secret negotiations regarding access to scientific journals.

0 Comments

image: Fewer Dollars for Universities

Fewer Dollars for Universities

By Edyta Zielinska | September 27, 2012

The United States government is concerned over the declining levels of state funding for public research universities, citing a threat to overall economic health.

0 Comments

image: Best Places for Postdocs, 2012

Best Places for Postdocs, 2012

By Sabrina Richards | April 1, 2012

Postdocs at this year’s top-ranked institutions get to tackle human health and disease from every angle. 

2 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Prominent Salk Institute Scientist Inder Verma Resigns
  2. Anheuser-Busch Won’t Fund Controversial NIH Alcohol Study
  3. North American Universities Increasingly Cancel Publisher Packages
  4. CRISPR Efficiency Tied to Cancer-Causing Process