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Interview with the authors of new book on STEM teaching

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Authors of new book discuss ways to improve teaching and learning in the STEM fields.

Study says academic productivity, not race, determines NIH research funding

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Study challenges earlier research that found black applicants less likely than comparable white applicants to receive NIH grants.

Connecticut and Texas aim to grow STEM enrollment, but take different approaches

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University of Connecticut and Texas A&M University have ambitious plans for enrolling and graduating many more science and technology students, but are there enough talented high school graduates to fill the growing programs?

Study suggests resource inequities may impact publishing records of women in science

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Why do women publish less in science, on average, than do men? A new study suggests that it may have to do with what universities provide in financial support.

New focus on helping community college students in STEM fields to a four-year degree

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A series of new grants seek to help community college students in STEM fields successfully transfer to and graduate from four-year institutions -- a path that often is full of obstacles.

Stanford project pushes the need for sex and gender analysis in research

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Stanford project finds that too much research ignores gender, to detriment of women and (in some cases) men.

STEM doctoral students have declining interest in tenure track jobs

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Survey of STEM doctoral students at three research universities reveals their declining interest in tenure-track jobs.
 

University research officers discuss future of research

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At a roundtable discussion, research officers discuss the future of federally funded research -- and the growth of technology transfer and an emphasis on entrepreneurship at their institutions.

Royal Society wants Britain to see equal value in datasets and journal articles

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Britain's Royal Society wants the government and universities to give equal stature to datasets and to publications.

Study examines migration patterns of scientists

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Study compares countries by percentage of their scientists who were born elsewhere, and tracks their origins.

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