Career Blog Nov 05, 2021 Pension Strike Possible The Guardian reports that university workers in the UK are considering a strike over a proposed pension cut. Oct 01, 2021 Not as Hoped The Chronicle of Higher Education says Rutgers University faculty are disappointed with a process aimed at addressing pay equity but that they say does not. Aug 27, 2021 Pandemic Push for Grad Student Unions Science reports that the pandemic has ramped up efforts to unionize among many graduate students. Aug 10, 2021 Not Super Pleased A survey explores how UK academics view their university leadership teams' decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature reports Jul 27, 2021 Cycle Repeat? Nature News writes that some researchers are concerned that an infusion of funding for the National Institutes of Health could lead to another "boom and bust" cycle. Jun 10, 2021 Enrollment Down According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, enrollment at colleges and universities in the US was down this spring, as compared to 2020. Apr 14, 2021 The Pandemic and Women in STEM The New York Times reports on how the COVID-19 pandemic may affect women in STEM. Feb 25, 2021 Missing from the Top A new report finds that women, especially women of color, are missing among the high-earners at research universities in the US, the Chronicle of Higher Education writes. Jan 26, 2021 Time Lost Researcher-parents, especially mothers of small children, have lost research time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Jan 20, 2021 Time of Preprints Inside Higher Ed reports that the preprint site medRxiv has taken off with the COVID-19 pandemic. Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Veracyte, Danaher, Chembio Diagnostics, and More Decode Genetics Plasma Proteome Study Improves Understanding of Disease Pathogenesis Euformatics Gains CE-IVD Mark for OmnomicsNGS People in the News: New Appointments at SomaLogic, 23andMe, Pacific Biosciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: GenDx, Eurofins Technologies, Codex DNA, More Variant Identified in Amish Population Appears to Protect From Cardiovascular Disease The Scan Steps for Quick Review The US Food and Drug Administration is preparing for the quick review of drugs and vaccines for the Omicron variant, according to the Wall Street Journal. Moving Away From Using Term 'Race' A new analysis finds that geneticists are using the term "race" in their papers less than in years past, as Science reports. Point of the Program The Guardian writes that some scientists have called the design of a UK newborn sequencing program into question. Science Papers Present Multi-Omic Analysis of Lung Cells, Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Proliferation In Science this week: a multi-omic analysis of lung cells focuses on RIT1-regulated pathways, and more.