When Your Supervisor Is Accused of Research Misconduct
When Your Supervisor Is Accused of Research Misconduct
Early career researchers face unique challenges when a senior collaborator becomes embroiled in allegations of scientific malpractice.
When Your Supervisor Is Accused of Research Misconduct
When Your Supervisor Is Accused of Research Misconduct

Early career researchers face unique challenges when a senior collaborator becomes embroiled in allegations of scientific malpractice.

Early career researchers face unique challenges when a senior collaborator becomes embroiled in allegations of scientific malpractice.

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The Pandemic’s Effects on Recruiting International STEM Trainees
The Pandemic’s Effects on Recruiting International STEM Trainees
Abby Olena | Apr 29, 2020
The closure of visa offices, travel and immigration restrictions, and general anxiety create barriers for the international graduate students and postdocs who play a huge role in research in the United States.
Opinion: Exorcising Ghostwriting from Peer Review
Opinion: Exorcising Ghostwriting from Peer Review
James L. Sherley | Jan 13, 2020
Training young scientists to review submitted manuscripts should be an academic exercise, not a facet of professional scientific publishing.
Postdocs More Important to Grad Students’ Skills than PIs Are
Postdocs More Important to Grad Students’ Skills than PIs Are
Emily Makowski | Oct 14, 2019
According to a new study, active participation in lab discussions from more senior lab members is positively linked to grad students’ abilities.
Is Mandatory Retirement the Answer to an Aging Workforce?
Is Mandatory Retirement the Answer to an Aging Workforce?
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 28, 2019
For many, it’s not a question of when senior academics should leave their posts, it’s about how to distribute scarce resources such as grants and faculty positions more fairly.
Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study
Scientists Don’t Stay for Long in Their Jobs Anymore: Study
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 11, 2018
Plus, more scientists nowadays spend their entire careers in supporting roles, rather than leading their own research programs.
Columbia University Postdocs Vote to Unionize
Columbia University Postdocs Vote to Unionize
Ashley Yeager | Oct 5, 2018
More than 2,000 individuals favor the bargaining unit—the first at a private university in the US.
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Ashley Yeager | Apr 30, 2018
Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2017
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
US Postdocs Grapple with Salary Changes
US Postdocs Grapple with Salary Changes
Karen Zusi | Dec 16, 2016
Postdocs nationwide were set to have an increased minimum salary or become eligible for overtime pay until a court injunction halted new Department of Labor regulations.