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Report: Current Research System “Unsustainable”
Report: Current Research System “Unsustainable”
Tracy Vence | Apr 15, 2014
Four prominent academics call for an overhaul of the US biomedical research workforce.
Salary Stats
Salary Stats
Chris Palmer and Kate Yandell | Nov 1, 2013
Surprising trends reveal themselves in this year's Salary Survey statistics.
2013 Life Sciences Salary Survey
2013 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Chris Palmer and Kate Yandell | Nov 1, 2013
The Scientist opened up its annual Salary Survey to our international readers for the first time, revealing stark differences between average pay in the U.S., Europe, and the rest of the world.
Bonding in the Lab
Bonding in the Lab
Kate Yandell | Oct 1, 2013
How to make your lab less like a factory and more like a family
Science in the Cities
Science in the Cities
Tracy Vence | Aug 20, 2013
California, Texas, and New York are home to more than a quarter of all US scientists and engineers, according to an NSF report.
Best Places to Work Academia 2013
Best Places to Work Academia 2013
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2013
Institutional funding and research support is critical to academics during this time of continued budgetary belt-tightening across government agencies.
 
Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity
Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity
Ed Smith | Jun 10, 2013
The NIH remains a Caucasian-dominated workforce. Why haven’t the agency’s efforts to diversify been successful?
BPTW: By The Numbers
BPTW: By The Numbers
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2013
Take a closer look at some of the statistics generated by The Scientist's Best Place to Work Industry 2013 survey.
Best Places to Work Industry 2013
Best Places to Work Industry 2013
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2013
Our final survey of the life-science industry workplace highlights the companies—small and large, domestic and international—that are making their researchers feel valued and at home.
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.