Research staff / postdocs

Large-scale humanities Ph.D. tracking effort finds that they'd do it all over again, if given the choice

Large-scale humanities Ph.D. tracking effort finds most would do it all over again, if given the choice, and that these Ph.D.s believe their programs prepared them for diverse career paths, especially after the first few years following graduation.

Could postdoc unions be the next big thing in collective bargaining among academics?

Section: 

Could postdoc unions be the next big thing in collective bargaining among academics? Recent filing at University of Washington could be beginning of a new round of organizing.

Scientific paper's acknowledgments section calls for reform of postdocs' treatment

Section: 

Author of a scientific paper fought for years to find a journal to accept his work, which has an acknowledgments section that includes a tribute to a colleague.

Indiana University sues over abortion law and fetal tissue restrictions

Indiana U says important research on Alzheimer's disease is imperiled by new state abortion law.

Allowing devices in the classroom hurts academic performance, study finds

Study by faculty members at West Point finds students perform better academically when laptops and tablets are banned from the classroom.

2017 budget a would-be bonanza for higher ed -- but nonstarter in Congress

Obama administration's last budget blueprint has something for everyone -- low-income students, cancer researchers, community colleges, minority-serving institutions. But it's a nonstarter in Congress.

Budget deal provides additional funds for education, research programs

Congress passes a 2016 spending and tax bill that blows away caps on discretionary spending to fund more student aid and health research.

Budget proposal includes increase in research funding

President Obama's 2016 budget proposal includes nearly across-the-board increases for research, with heavy focus on biomedical sciences, climate change, advanced manufacturing and STEM education.

UC System reconsiders policy barring discrimination against non-American researchers

With research dollars scarce, the University of California is "re-examining" a longstanding policy that prevents discrimination against researchers who are not American citizens.

Blog aims to 'normalize' kindness in academe

Section: 

There are lots of stories about jerks in academe. A new blog isn't about them.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Research staff / postdocs
Back to Top