In a live chat hosted by Science Careers, NIH Biomedical Workforce Working Group co-chair Shirley Tilghman outlined her committee's recommendations.
NIH's Sally Rockey breaks down data from the Director's Biomedical Workforce Working Group issued a draft report in an infographic.
A blogger suggests becoming familiar with the patenting process before working with patent attorneys.
Tabulating the results of a fall 2010 survey, the coalition found that members of the contingent academic workforce earn low per-course compensation and face a lack of professional support. [More.]
One researcher suggests the community re-evaluate how it conceptualizes what makes a star scientist.
The US National Institutes of Health Advisory Committee to the Director's Biomedical Workforce Working Group has issued a draft report, in which it reviews data collected and issues recommendations for NIH follow-up. [More.]
Among the newly named awardees are three New Investigators and 19 Senior Investigators, eight of whom are working together are part of joint awards. [More.]
The newly named scholars will each receive $240,000 over four years to pursue the research of their choice without restriction, the charitable organization says. [More.]
A new study shows that academics who choose to stop their tenure clocks earn less than their colleagues who do not.
A new study examines salary differences by gender in a 'relatively homogeneous cohort of physician researchers.'
Community blog users suggest alternative career options for a PhD scientist who is 'burnt out on academia.'
Researchers in the field share tips on how not to succeed in bioinformatics.