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Study Digs into Sexual Harassment During Fieldwork
Study Digs into Sexual Harassment During Fieldwork
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 17, 2017
Ambiguous rules and absent consequences are linked to harassment.
New Dean of USC Medical School Fired
New Dean of USC Medical School Fired
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 6, 2017
Rohit Varma’s termination, following the recent resignation of his predecessor over misbehavior, came as the Los Angeles Times prepared to report on a 2003 sexual harassment case.
Scientists Fear DACA Cancellation
Scientists Fear DACA Cancellation
Jef Akst, Shawna Williams | Sep 4, 2017
Some researchers are at risk of job loss and even deportation if Trump decides to end a program that allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to obtain work permits. 
Opinion: Tales from the Nonacademic Career Path
Opinion: Tales from the Nonacademic Career Path
Anna Kriebs | Sep 3, 2017
Graduate students from The Scripps Research Institute share how they prepared to enter policy, law, biotech, and beyond.
Opinion: The Sweet Spot on the Teaching-Research Continuum
Opinion: The Sweet Spot on the Teaching-Research Continuum
Nancy Stamp | Sep 2, 2017
Overseeing assistant professors tasked with teaching freshmen how to conduct research revealed crucial gaps in STEM doctoral education. 
Big Gender Gaps in Salk Institute Faculty: Report
Big Gender Gaps in Salk Institute Faculty: Report
Kerry Grens | Aug 23, 2017
Authored by Salk PIs, the study claims women attract more federal funding, yet have smaller labs and receive less support from the institute.
Karl Deisseroth Takes Home Science’s Most Valuable Award
Karl Deisseroth Takes Home Science’s Most Valuable Award
Jef Akst | May 31, 2017
The Stanford University psychiatrist and neuroscientist known for his contributions to optogenetics and tissue clearing is awarded €4 million by the Fresenius Research Prize.
Infographic: Web of Retractions
Infographic: Web of Retractions
Catherine Offord | Apr 30, 2017
See coauthors' connections to eight researchers with problematic papers.
Indian Funding Agency Releases List of Journals Used to Evaluate Researchers
Indian Funding Agency Releases List of Journals Used to Evaluate Researchers
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | Feb 16, 2017
While the University Grants Commission’s system prioritizes peer-reviewed papers, experts not involved in the initiative express concern that it could incentivize cheating.
Gene Drives and Other Controversies
Gene Drives and Other Controversies
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 1, 2017
Aedes and Anopheles control; three-parent babies; the PhD glut