Seasons Turn, and Fiscal Years End

Bloggers at National Institute of General Medical Sciences discuss how the change in the fiscal year affects NIGMS grants.

Tips for Keeping Up

Bitesize Bio offers advice on how to keep up with your field when you are out of a job.

Debate on Women in STEM

A series of editorials in The New York Times discusses gender imbalance in the sciences.

The Author List Challenge

Guidelines and other criteria can help to quell disagreements over who should be a paper's author.

Inside Tips on NIH Funding

Former NIGMS Director Jeremy Berg shares some advice on obtaining NIH grants.

Online Mentorship for STEM Women

A program aims to mentor women in college interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

'Bring Some Data'

A blogger has advice for graduate students doing lab rotations.

Prior Planning and All That

Individual development plans may help prepare science graduate students and postdocs for their career goals.

The Optimism of a Science PhD

In an essay, a graduate student writes that science PhDs are doing well, but a blogger isn't so sure.

While The Getting's Not So Good

A blogger shares tips on snagging funding.

State of Unease

A Nature survey finds that while researchers like their jobs, they have concerns about the future.

About the Paperwork

A blogger wonders whether a PhD trains people to run a lab.

So Many Mouths

NIH's Sally Rockey looks into whether the increase in grant applications is due to PIs submitting more applications or more researchers applying for grants.