Universities Issue Hiring Freezes in Response to COVID-19
Universities Issue Hiring Freezes in Response to COVID-19
Graduate students and postdocs are left wondering about the implications for their academic careers.
Universities Issue Hiring Freezes in Response to COVID-19
Universities Issue Hiring Freezes in Response to COVID-19

Graduate students and postdocs are left wondering about the implications for their academic careers.

Graduate students and postdocs are left wondering about the implications for their academic careers.

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After Conference Cancellations, Some Scientists Find a Way
After Conference Cancellations, Some Scientists Find a Way
Diana Kwon | Mar 23, 2020
As scores of academic meetings get upended due to COVID-19, researchers are turning to virtual replacements.
Border Closing Strands Professors, Students in Peru
Border Closing Strands Professors, Students in Peru
Shawna Williams | Mar 20, 2020
Under lockdown in a hotel, members of a plant ecology course continue to work and study as they seek a way to return home.
Coronavirus’s Effect on Autism Research May Have Lasting Effects
Coronavirus’s Effect on Autism Research May Have Lasting Effects
Peter Hess | Mar 18, 2020
Labs are trying to figure out who will care for animals and organoids and some clinical trials are put on hold.
Bay Area Researchers Close Labs Under New Restrictions
Bay Area Researchers Close Labs Under New Restrictions
The Scientist Staff | Mar 17, 2020
Under an area-wide “shelter in place” order, scientists at some of the world’s leading universities scramble to continue working while confined to their homes.
Journals, Peer Reviewers Cope with Surge in COVID-19 Publications
Journals, Peer Reviewers Cope with Surge in COVID-19 Publications
Claire Jarvis | Mar 17, 2020
Coronavirus experts are swamped with reading submissions, which they’re working through as quickly as possible.
Publishing in English Presents Challenges for International Authors
Publishing in English Presents Challenges for International Authors
Jef Akst | Mar 10, 2020
When submitting manuscripts to Western journals, authors face issues that go beyond language barriers.
Life Science Conference Disruptions Due to Coronavirus
Life Science Conference Disruptions Due to Coronavirus
The Scientist Staff | Mar 5, 2020
Find out which meetings have been canceled, postponed, or are going ahead as planned.
UC Santa Cruz Fires Graduate Students Taking Part in Strike
UC Santa Cruz Fires Graduate Students Taking Part in Strike
Catherine Offord | Mar 2, 2020
The university sent dismissal letters to 54 teaching assistants who have been engaged in a months-long dispute over pay.
Coronavirus Precautions Stifle Research
Coronavirus Precautions Stifle Research
Emma Yasinski | Feb 26, 2020
Organizers have cancelled conferences, COVID-19 quarantines have prevented some scientists in China from visiting their labs, and travel restrictions have left researchers stranded.