A survey shows that PhD students and junior researchers across the EU are largely unaware of their employment rights.
Higher ed leaders from 16 countries agree to strengthen students' 'pathways from graduate school to careers.'
It takes more than technical skills to be a successful self-employed scientists.
In a discussion following NSF and the White House's joint announcement of a family-friendly initiative, panelists emphasize that legislation is an important first step.
According to the Council of Graduate Schools, new student enrollment at US graduate schools dipped 1.1 percent from 2009 to 2010.
One blogger says recruitment consultants are helpful, but should not be one's sole source of job information.
One blogger says that using NIH's RePORTER system to research funded investigators is an important exercise.
Nature speaks with biomedical illustrators working in academia and industry.
Working Mother magazine names several pharmas, biotechs, and universities to its 2011 "100 Best Companies" list.
The Globe and Mail fields a reader's question about biotech project management qualifications.
This week, Science Careers discusses 'financial planning for [academic] scientists.'
Researchers at UCSF say basic biomedical research PhD students' career path choices tend to shift during grad school.
One blogger rounds up advice gleaned from a recent panel discussion.
Nature examines the pros and cons of working in a lab 'renowned for [its] intense work ethic and long hours.'
A new survey looks at the initial career outcomes of professional science master's program graduates.
Experts discuss minority issues related to research funding among other career considerations.
Fewer women than men land highly skilled jobs via workplace social contacts, a new study shows.
Is an academic PI to a lab the same as what a manager is to a department in industry?
A new report finds that teaching improves research skills.
A social scientist looks into personality, gender, and wages.
A new Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report discusses educational attainment and career payoffs.
A blogger doles out some no-frills advice on how to write an acceptable PhD thesis.
A new study shows that scientists who feel they must plan their families around their careers are less satisfied with them, irrespective of gender.
Bitesize Bio outlines the pros and cons of earning a PhD or doing a postdoc abroad.
MIT's Hazel Sive spoke with Marie Claire magazine about some of the issues female scientists face.
Being born premature shouldn't mean infants with high blood sugar levels don't undergo genetic testing for neonatal diabetes, a study in Pediatrics says.
In Cell this week: phosphoproteomic patterns in prostate cancer, effect of gene expression on fitness in yeast, and more.
Scripps Research Institute investigators peer back at the RNA world.
In PNAS this week: chromosome instability in S. cerevisiae, structural differences and sequence divergence in rice, and more.