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Making the Most of School

By Viviane Callier | May 1, 2016

Agencies and institutions strive to better prepare graduate students and postdocs for futures in academia and beyond.

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Post-Grad Job Prospects

By Viviane Callier | April 28, 2016

A new study quantifies the imbalance between the number of biomedical graduate job seekers and available positions in the U.S.

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Future Fields of Inquiry

By Tracy Vence | March 7, 2016

Researchers propose an approach to identify new multidisciplinary interests in the sciences.

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Simulating Scientific Sabotage, For Fun

By Tracy Vence | January 29, 2016

With a card game, researchers make light of the “wacky aspects of scientific research.”

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Jobs for Refugee Scientists

By Kerry Grens | October 7, 2015

The European Commission has pledged to help find positions for researchers fleeing their home countries.

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Study: Men Get Bigger Start-Up Packages

By Jef Akst | September 17, 2015

A new analysis reveals yet another gender gap in science.

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Some Grad Students Regain Health Insurance

By Kerry Grens | August 26, 2015

The University of Missouri returns subsidies for health benefits; New Mexico State University takes them away, offering a raise in return.

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Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down

By Susan Fitzpatrick | August 24, 2015

Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.

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Some Study Authors “Unfeasibly Prolific”

By Kerry Grens | August 19, 2015

A literature scan finds a fraction of researchers who pump out dozens of publications each year.

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Scientists at or near retirement can be ideal advisers for their junior colleagues. 

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