A writer at The Nation says tenured professors must organize to combat the PhD problem in the US.
One professor is tired of what she perceived to be a common notion: that academic professors have "an easy life."
A blogger presents five ways in which grad programs can help part-time students maintain work-life balance.
The US Department of Homeland Security has extended its Optional Practical Training program to foreign students in several additional STEM fields.
One blogger consults experts who discuss "the value of internships for non-traditional science careers," and share tips for landing them.
According to a recent analysis, as funding success rates fall, the best way to win grants is to submit more proposals.
One blogger says shares advice for those asked to be interviewed over the phone.
The Australian government's new journal-ranking system could strongly influence researchers' decisions on where to publish, and their careers.
A blogger offers tips for those seeking careers in biotechnology as well as for those who've recently landed them.
One project manager shares how she left the bench and became a boss.
The Scientist ranks readers' picks for the top companies to work for in industry.
One blogger says its time that all search committees treat candidates courteously.
Scientific American says that, as a result of the research funding system, most "scientists spend too much time raising cash instead of doing experiments."
The National Research Council has released a revised version of its research-doctorate program rankings.
Nature takes an international look at PhD programs and considers how best to change them.
A blogger asks her readers whether sustaining a sense of funding insecurity might help a PI motivate his or her staff to enhance their performance.
A recent Nature Biotechnology editorial explores the professional science master's degree.
Bloggers discuss the merits of grades earned in grad school.
A blogger says that in order to remain competitive, 'you have to mold yourself to how the funding winds blow.'
The Chronicle of Higher Education collates the American Association of University Professors' salary data.
A blogger recaps Elizabeth Blackburn's advice for graduate students and postdocs at AACR.
A blogger is torn between her desire to become a professor and her need for personal fulfillment beyond the bench.
One blogger offers tips for answering common faculty search questions.
Bloggers discuss the ins and outs of setting up a brand new wet lab.
So you didn't get the job you interviewed for. One blogger provides tips to tactfully find out why.
The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says.
Researchers find a number of traits differ by sex and could affect mouse model studies, according to Reuters.
Tweaking the skin microbiome could help address some skin conditions, the New York Times reports.
In PNAS this week: DNA methylation profiles of tumor tissue, gene dynamics in prokaryotes, and more.