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Todd Heatherton had groped students, according to allegations, and was facing termination.

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USC President Steps Down in Wake of Gynecologist Scandal

By Sukanya Charuchandra | May 29, 2018

An uproar over the university’s handling of sexual misconduct accusations led to C.L. Max Nikias’s resignation.  

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The organization says election to the NAS is for life.

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The relationship is independent of grantees’ scientific accomplishments.

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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.

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Americans and Australians aren’t far behind, according to a questionnaire of researchers.

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Prominent Neuroscientist Fired by Columbia, HHMI

By Shawna Williams | March 8, 2018

The specific reason for Thomas Jessell’s dismissal has not been disclosed.

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How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry

By Ashley P. Taylor | March 1, 2018

In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for granted.

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UK Academics Strike Amid Pension Dispute

By Diana Kwon | February 22, 2018

More than 40,000 research staff and lecturers are expected to walk out in 14 days of protests.

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Academics Protest China’s Censorship Requests

By Shawna Williams | February 20, 2018

Scholars have formed a peer-review boycott to encourage journals to take a firm stance against requests to cull sensitive articles.

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