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A paper on conformal algebra has recently caused a stir on social media. Not because of the science, but rather the heartfelt plea in the acknowledgements.
As a new French report highlights, early-career researchers face significant challenges landing permanent academic positions—but there may also be some rays of hope.
Oliver Rosten believes the postdoctoral system played a role in his friend’s suicide. Disseminating that opinion in a scientific journal took perseverance.
A postdoc suing over exclusion from patents offers a lesson for anyone working on potentially lucrative research.
On the potential disconnect between what researchers want to research and what funders want to fund.
I think I am the only living person in Sweden who achieved a professor chair with only one international journal publication.
Affordable dwellings are rare in many areas where junior researchers want to study or work.
BulliedIntoBadScience.org for early career researchers who aim for a fairer, more open and ethical research and publication environment.
Government funding of science is essential to early career scientists.
Navigating leave policies can be tricky, so postdocs need to be proactive and investigate all their resources.
Forty-eight per cent of universities report drop in overseas undergraduate ‘yield’, following election of divisive president
Many decisions about whose work is recognized are at least partially arbitrary, and we should acknowledge that.
The ‘trainee’ designation has broad implications, noted speakers at the Future of Biomedical Graduate and Postdoctoral Training meeting earlier this month.
Exploring research career transitions and shaping research culture in the UK.
A Large-Scale Empirical Study Based on ResearcherID Data
When I started formally mentoring undergraduate and graduate students almost 2 years ago, I was excited about the opportunity to help young scientists grow, but I was also nervous about the responsibility.
The highest-earning academics aren’t necessarily those who do the most research.
As internship opportunities expand, doctoral candidates reap the benefits.
Why some universities are requiring staff to step down.