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Sep 10, 2018
University of Arizona psychologist is under scrutiny for taking money from an organization founded to support research in eugenics.

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September 22, 2017

PETA goes after a Yale postdoc for her research on birds, and some academics cry foul.

September 19, 2017

Controversy over paper in favor of colonialism sparks calls for retraction as well as worries that academics are relying more on erasure than counterargument to challenge unpopular scholarship.

July 25, 2017

Article sparks new round of criticism of the costs associated with academic conferences.

June 23, 2017

Decision by the American Society for Microbiology to scale back number of small conferences highlights pressures on the economics of scholarly gatherings.

June 22, 2017

First-ever national survey of postdocs who are parents reveals a lack of access to paid parental leave, pressures to return to work early and extra stressors for parents of color.

June 8, 2017

New study of faculty members with mental health issues finds they disclose conditions selectively to trusted colleagues but are less trusting of and have worse reactions from staff members whose job it is to help them.

June 6, 2017

New analysis suggests that age bias is at play in a reduction of federal funding to early-career researchers and recommends addressing it by redirecting grant monies.

April 12, 2017

New study suggests female professors outperform men in terms of service -- to their possible professional detriment.

May 6, 2016

New paper suggests researchers who are more open to other disciplines and worldviews produce higher-quality research. 

April 6, 2016

New study suggests that narcissistic business students thrive under narcissistic professors, while less narcissistic students suffer, to the detriment of all.

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