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Research
Feb 15, 2019
New hires of full-time faculty at public master’s and doctoral institutions rose more than a decade ago, then declined after the recession -- while hires at baccalaureate institutions remained slow and steady.

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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.

February 5, 2016

New book discusses self-stratification among black academics.

December 9, 2015

Greenpeace investigation alleges that academic supporters of fossil fuels are willing to pen industry-friendly research for a fee.

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