Best Places to Work in Academia, 2007

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For the first time since 2004, peer relations were ranked more important than tenure. Find out what your peers are saying about this year's best places.
By Edyta Zielinska

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This year, for the first time since the survey's inception in 1993, Belgium was ranked the best country in which to do research. The country rebounded following a downward trend (from fourth to sixth place) from 2004 to 2006. India, a relative newcomer in the category of best country to work, beat research heavyweights such as the United Kingdom and Sweden for the second year in a row. Read more about Brazil and Mexico, two new countries on The Scientist's list of best countries to work in

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