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Science in the Policy World

Michael Elves and Ian Gibson from the Newton's Apple Foundation write that scientists should become involved in policy-making.

The Random Walk to Becoming a Scientist

Bitesize Bio's Troy Hibbard offers advice to researchers embarking on a scientific career.

Choose Well

Stanford University School of Medicine's Ben Barres writes that graduate students should look for both scientific and mentorship ability in their advisors.

Leaving the Lab Behind

A jobs panel suggests internships and online involvement as ways to help find get a career out of the lab started.

Looking for the Non-obvious

To make a splash, a postdoc suggests taking on new perspectives in research.

Be Engaged

Public engagement can help researchers develop skills and help them on the job search.

Graduate School Enrollment

A new report examines trends in graduate education in the US.

In Sum

The blogger Neuroskeptic lists some "don'ts" for writing the abstract of a paper.

What STEM Crisis?

IEEE Spectrum's Robert Charette argues that there is a surplus rather than a shortage of STEM workers.

Plan Ahead for a Good Meeting

Southern Fried Science's David Shiffman shares advice for graduate students on getting the most out of a conference.

A Mom-to-Be and a Researcher

Cell biologist Jenny Rohn describes her worries about being a pregnant researcher at Occam's Corner.

Making the Most

A survey by the American Association of University Professors charts out how much professors make.

Taking Stock

Blogger Prof-like Substance is about to submit the tenure package and takes stock of the past few years.