Careers - Page 14


In Defense of Risk

Ordinary ideas typically don't produce the most rewarding research, one blogger says.

A Conversation with Linda Buck

The Nobel laureate discusses the underrepresentation of women in science and shares advice for aspiring female researchers.

Put a Number on It

A blogger asks: 'How many years of postdoc training are required before getting a faculty-level job?'

Options and Outcomes

A new report highlight ways in which universities might enhance their career counseling services for graduate students.

'A Poor Measure'

H-indices do not accurately depict early-career scientists' productivity nor potential, a researcher says.

Under Pressure

Concerns related to support for early-career scientists came up at the New Zealand Association of Scientists meeting this week.

Conflicts Checklist

The US National Institutes of Health has posted a checklist for its new rules on reporting financial conflicts.

Circumstance and Choice

A PI says it's high time the scientific community pay tribute to mid-level scientists.

'Like Insider Trading'

A blogger discusses grant reviewing ethics.

Policy Prereqs

A blogger discusses breaking into a career in science policy.

Parsing Profs' Pay

The American Association of University Professors releases its annual salary survey.

Persistence Required

Bloggers say persistence is often more important to a scientist's success than talent is.

Be Prepared

A proposal development specialist shares tips on why, when, and how investigators should contact their POs.