In a new report, researchers discuss how dual-career hiring can help retain female academics.
During a recent careers session, executives highlighted job opportunities in India's biotech industry.
New Mexico State University's Minority Access to Research Careers program has secured a renewal grant to subsist for another five years.
A blogger shares tips for choosing a grad lab.
ASBMB outlines its grievances regarding the so-called PhD problem.
Genzyme and the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation are soliciting applications for their Clinical Genetics Fellowships in Biochemical Genetics program "to encourage the recruitment and training of clinicians for this purpose." [More.]
The PhD problem — too many trainees for too few jobs in academic science — is everywhere.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is providing 50 students from 19 countries with $43,000 per year to develop their scientific careers. [More.]
A blogger considers what it means to be busy versus being productive in science.
US President Barack Obama has named 96 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, 'the highest honor bestowed ... on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers,' according to the White House. [More.]
The US National Science Foundation marks the first anniversary of Innovation Corps — its three-year pilot program to connect the researchers it funds to technological, entrepreneurial, and business communities — and announces plans for expansion. [More.]
Marissa Mayer, Yahoo!'s new president and CEO, talks women in science.
US and Canadian citizens with an MD, DDS, or DVM and who are nominated by their institutions, can apply to compete for $700,000 in research support over five years, BWF says. [More.]