work-life balance, child care
Baby on Board
Baby on Board
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2017
Many scientific conferences offer child care options that allow researchers to bring their families along for the trip.
2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey
2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Karen Zusi | Nov 1, 2016
Most researchers feel stimulated by their work but are dissatisfied with their compensation, according to this year’s results.
Grad Students Lose Health Insurance
Grad Students Lose Health Insurance
Kerry Grens | Aug 18, 2015
Two universities drop benefits for graduate students or their dependents.
Croatia Extends Vaccine Mandate
Croatia Extends Vaccine Mandate
Jef Akst | Mar 27, 2014
A constitutional court upholds the requirement that Croatian children be vaccinated for hepatitis, measles, pertussis (whooping cough), diphtheria, and more.
Medical Marijuana for Kids?
Medical Marijuana for Kids?
Aimee Swartz | Jul 17, 2013
The drug has brought relief to children suffering from cancer and other serious ailments, but getting access is often limited by considerable regulatory hurdles.
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013: The Charts
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013: The Charts
The Scientist Staff | Apr 3, 2013
See the data from our 2013 survey of postdocs.
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2013
This year’s survey concludes more than a decade of highlighting the institutions that treat postdoctoral researchers as valued members of the scientific community.
Opinion: The Successes of Women in STEM
Opinion: The Successes of Women in STEM
Karen Purcell | Jan 23, 2013
Women have come a long way, but roadblocks remain
Rate Your Workplace Today!
Rate Your Workplace Today!
The Scientist Staff | Nov 9, 2012
Only two weeks left to participate in The Scientist’s 2013 survey for best place to work in the life sciences.
Life Sciences Salary Survey 2012
Life Sciences Salary Survey 2012
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Researcher salaries continue to buck the trend of the millennium’s first decade, remaining flat or even declining across most life science disciplines.