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NIH Advisory Committee to the Director's Biomedical Workforce Working Group Issues Draft Report

The US National Institutes of Health Advisory Committee to the Director's Biomedical Workforce Working Group has issued a draft report, in which it reviews data collected and issues recommendations for NIH follow-up. [More.]

Wellcome Trust Names 22 Recipients of its New, Senior Investigator Awards

Among the newly named awardees are three New Investigators and 19 Senior Investigators, eight of whom are working together are part of joint awards. [More.]

Pew Charitable Trusts Names 22 Early-Career Researchers Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences

The newly named scholars will each receive $240,000 over four years to pursue the research of their choice without restriction, the charitable organization says. [More.]

An Additional Consideration

A new study shows that academics who choose to stop their tenure clocks earn less than their colleagues who do not.

Sex Differences in Docs' Salaries Persist

A new study examines salary differences by gender in a 'relatively homogeneous cohort of physician researchers.'

Moving On

Community blog users suggest alternative career options for a PhD scientist who is 'burnt out on academia.'

Bioinformatician Blunders

Researchers in the field share tips on how not to succeed in bioinformatics.

Harsh Remarks

A blogger discusses some of the potentially career-harming insults scientists' direct toward one another.

Growth Spurt

An NSF report shows that graduate enrollment in science and engineering programs has grown 'substantially in the last decade,' with women and minorities leading the charge.

Industry Insights

The Scientist presents its list of the best places to work in industry.

Resubmission Review

The Center for Scientific Review reiterates how it defines a new application in the context of an unsuccessful resubmission.

Wellcome Trust Accepting Applications for Two Clinical-Focus Postdoctoral Training Programs

The foundation this week announced that it is accepting applications for two postdoctoral training program schemes, both with a clinical research focus. [More.]

A Balancing Act

Teaching, research, and service all compete for academics' time. Here, a blogger shares tips for managing the three.