Careers - Page 19

Back-Up Plans

PIs ought to prepare for the possibility that their grants go unfunded, a blogger says.

Personal Ethics, Professional Etiquette

A blogger contemplates how researchers are affected by unsavory actions of other scientists.

Academia to Industry, One Step at a Time

At the Science Careers forum, readers discuss making a smooth transition from one sector to another.

'Weed Out' the Diversity?

Respondents to a Bayer Foundation survey said that "weed-out" introductory science and engineering courses hinder diversity in those fields.

Some Early Career Advice

A new guide shares tips for young investigators on "charting a course for a successful research career."

Outside of Academia: Helge Gunther, Scientific Translation

What began as a side project to supplement her career at the bench eventually became Helge Gunther's full-time profession. As a freelance translator of scientific texts, Gunther works past midnight whenever she pleases and keeps current on research trends by reading — a ton. [More.]

Reviewing Her First Review Article

One blogger reflects on writing her first literature review article, and shares tips for other young investigators.

Opportunities on the Horizon

A North Carolina newspaper examines expanding job opportunities in biomedical engineering.

NHGRI's Early Independents

NHGRI profiles Pathway to Independence Award winners it supports.

New NIH FCOI Regs: What You 'Need to Know'

In a Webcast, NIH OER addressed 'what grantees need to know about the revised FCOI regulations.'

'Course Correction to Compete'

FierceBiotech presents its 2011 Women in Biotech picks.

Negotiation Know-How

The Chronicle of Higher Education discusses negotiating tactics for women in academia.

A Different Take

One blogger says STEM attrition in higher ed is not all bad news.