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Gender Disparity in Science Publishing Among PhD Students
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 9, 2017
A new survey finds a consistent gap between men and women across numerous fields of science.
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.
Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2017
Researchers and institutions seek to bridge the gap between emerging life science professionals and available positions.
Opinion: Retool Biomedical PhD Admissions
Viviane Callier and Gary McDowell | Aug 30, 2016
It is unethical to admit increasing numbers of students to graduate programs without considering the realities of the job market.
Earnings for New PhDs
Karen Zusi | Dec 14, 2015
A project examining the relationship between research funding and economic productivity offers insights into where new graduates work and what they earn.
Opinion: The Planet Needs More Plant Scientists
Alan M. Jones | Oct 1, 2014
Academia is not producing sufficient PhDs in the plant sciences to solve the crop production challenges facing a rapidly growing population.
German Minister Resigns
Kate Yandell | Feb 12, 2013
The minister of education and research has stepped down after being stripped of her doctorate following accusations of plagiarism.
German Politician’s PhD Revoked
Dan Cossins | Feb 7, 2013
The German minister for science and education has been stripped of her PhD after she was found guilty of plagiarizing chunks of the dissertation she wrote in 1980.
Fewer PhD Funds for UK
Jef Akst | Aug 16, 2011
UK’s Research Councils may fund fewer new doctoral students in the upcoming academic year.