Scope of the Field

Where do nonacademic STEM PhDs work?

The Other Path

A column at the Chronicle of Higher Education focuses on how to tell your advisor that you're not interested in staying in academia.

What You Want — And Why

To get out of a career that feels stagnant, think about what you really want.

Mistakes Happen

Transparency and honesty are key traits for surviving a retraction, Nature Jobs writes.

All in the Rate

Sally Rockey talks success, award, and funding rates at her blog.

A Place to Explore

Nobel Prize-winner Sydney Brenner discusses the current scientific research environment, and says that there's little room for exploration any more.

All in a Big Name

A column in the Guardian calls for an end to academic hero-worshipping.

Reading Habits of Researchers

Survey indicates that researchers' journal article consumption is leveling off.

The Luxury Journal Choice

Early-career scientists may suffer if they chose not to pursue publications in big-name journals.

The Score That Means Everything and Maybe Nothing

A study suggests that percentile rankings given to grants are not good predictors of impact.

Hazards to Avoid

Established genomics investigators offer tips for new researchers to keep their careers on track.

To Get More Female Conference Speakers

A study indicates that including women on organizing committees leads to more diverse speaker lineups.

Diverse Sciences

Bridge programs, like one program between Fisk University and Vanderbilt University, aim to diversify the sciences.