On to Management

In a Nature profile and at his blog, EBI's Ewan Birney discusses his upcoming career change.

Not So Traditional, After All

The National Institutes of Health's Intramural Training and Education blog discusses a study that shows that a tenure-track position is no longer a top career choice for students.

Future of the Force

A report from the National Institutes of Health Advisory Committee to the Director discusses the future of the biomedical workforce.

A Separate Pot

A blogger advocates setting aside separate funds for early-career investigators.

Posters, Please!

One blogger says the poster session is the heart of a great meeting.

Proposal Prep

A blogger shares tips for crafting successful research proposals.

HHMI Names 28 Recipients of $20 Million Total in International Early Career Scientist Awards

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund each awardee $650,000 in total support over five years. [More.]

People Over Projects

One blogger says the company young scientists keep matters much more than the project they choose.

Somebody's Gotta Do It

A blogger outlines the role of a project manager.

Male Profs are Affected, Too

Male academics often struggle with many of the same work-life balance issues and institutional biases that their female counterparts face.

A Double-Edged Sword

A blogger says publication requirements can both help and hurt PhD students.

Meanwhile, as Academia Ages

Researchers at Rice University suggest limited access to NIH funding among young investigators could stifle biomedical innovation.

The Appeal of Internships

Internships are becoming increasingly popular among students and employers.