UC Santa Cruz Fires Graduate Students Taking Part in Strike
UC Santa Cruz Fires Graduate Students Taking Part in Strike
The university sent dismissal letters to 54 teaching assistants who have been engaged in a months-long dispute over pay.
UC Santa Cruz Fires Graduate Students Taking Part in Strike
UC Santa Cruz Fires Graduate Students Taking Part in Strike

The university sent dismissal letters to 54 teaching assistants who have been engaged in a months-long dispute over pay.

The university sent dismissal letters to 54 teaching assistants who have been engaged in a months-long dispute over pay.

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Research Interrupted in Hong Kong Amid Protests
Research Interrupted in Hong Kong Amid Protests
Abby Olena | Nov 22, 2019
While short-term disruptions are manageable, scientists say, they are still concerned the unrest—and possible political ramifications—will affect the country’s research programs long-term.
Hundreds of Scientists Declare Support for Extinction Rebellion
Hundreds of Scientists Declare Support for Extinction Rebellion
Ashley Yeager | Oct 15, 2019
Signatories of the declaration say the need for governments to act on human-driven climate change is too urgent to stay silent.
Image of the Day: Climate Strike
Image of the Day: Climate Strike
Emily Makowski | Sep 20, 2019
Environmental activists of all ages took to the streets in cities across the globe.
Scientists to Join Teens in Global Climate Strike
Scientists to Join Teens in Global Climate Strike
Emma Yasinski | Sep 19, 2019
Those who plan to participate say communication is critical to researchers’ role.
Hungarian Law Wrests Control of Research from Scientific Academy
Hungarian Law Wrests Control of Research from Scientific Academy
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 3, 2019
Protestors disapprove of putting scientific institutions under the authority of a government-led committee.
Hungarian Researchers Protest Against Government Changes to Funding
Hungarian Researchers Protest Against Government Changes to Funding
Catherine Offord | Feb 13, 2019
Demonstrations took place in the country’s capital on Tuesday following what many researchers see as a threat to academic freedom.
The Second March for Science a Smaller Affair
The Second March for Science a Smaller Affair
Jim Daley, Ashley Yeager, Shawna Williams | Apr 14, 2018
Many cities around the globe, including Washington, DC, saw shrunken crowd sizes, and numerous events turned into rallies rather than processions.
Scenes from the 2018 March for Science
Scenes from the 2018 March for Science
Jim Daley, Ashley Yeager, Shawna Williams | Apr 14, 2018
“I'm not a mad scientist. I'm absolutely furious.”
UK Academics Strike Amid Pension Dispute
UK Academics Strike Amid Pension Dispute
Diana Kwon | Feb 22, 2018
More than 40,000 research staff and lecturers are expected to walk out in 14 days of protests.
Dozens of Editorial Board Members Resign from Journal
Dozens of Editorial Board Members Resign from Journal
Kerry Grens | Feb 6, 2018
More than 70 editors left the Journal of Molecular Medicine after SpringerNature closed an editorial office and selected a new editor-in-chief.
Anger Flares over EPA’s Perceived Science Censorship 
Anger Flares over EPA’s Perceived Science Censorship 
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 24, 2017
Protests are sparking over the Trump Administration’s latest move to silence a discussion around climate change. 
German Scientists Resign from Elsevier Journals’ Editorial Boards
German Scientists Resign from Elsevier Journals’ Editorial Boards
Diana Kwon | Oct 18, 2017
These researchers join around 200 research institutions that have cut ties with the publishing giant to support the ongoing push for open access and favorable pricing.
Scientists to Protest Across India
Scientists to Protest Across India
Catherine Offord | Aug 7, 2017
Inspired by April’s March for Science, Wednesday’s demonstrators will demand increased funding and a more pro-science attitude from the government.
Demonstrating Discontent, May 21, 1990
Demonstrating Discontent, May 21, 1990
Andrea Anderson | Jul 16, 2017
Activists demanded greater access to and involvement in clinical research for AIDS treatments—and their protests were heard.
Will Marches Help Science? People Are Divided, Survey Finds
Will Marches Help Science? People Are Divided, Survey Finds
Ashley P. Taylor | May 12, 2017
National opinions about the effectiveness of last month’s science and climate marches are mixed and follow political lines, a Pew survey reports.
Plant Biologist Killed in Ethiopian Protest
Plant Biologist Killed in Ethiopian Protest
Kerry Grens | Oct 6, 2016
Stone throwers hit the car Sharon Gray was riding in while visiting the country for a meeting.
Indian Grad Students on Strike
Indian Grad Students on Strike
Jef Akst | Feb 25, 2015
With a promised pay hike delayed, thousands of Indian PhD students launch protests in New Delhi.
Shift in Animal Research-Related Attacks
Shift in Animal Research-Related Attacks
Kerry Grens | Mar 13, 2014
Animal rights extremists have more recently targeted individuals, rather than the universities they work for, according to a new report.  
Defending Animal Research
Defending Animal Research
Kate Yandell | Jun 4, 2013
Italian students and scientists rallied in Milan in support of using animals for science.