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U of Washington Research Postdocs, Scientists Begin Strike
Colleges Race to Hire and Build Amid AI ‘Gold Rush’
Cue the bulldozers to make room for hordes of new AI faculty. But computer scientists willing to teach are in short supply, and innovation’s trajectory is rarely predictable.
Astronomy Preprint Withdrawn Over a Co-Author’s Inclusion
Faculty Diverges on Researcher’s Alleged Misconduct
A University of Delaware associate professor of marine science says a faculty panel ruled in her favor after another committee found her guilty of research misconduct. She says the president is still planning to fire her.
Research Finds No Gender Bias in Academic Science
Reviewing decades of studies, researchers with “adversarial” perspectives conclude that tenure-track women and men in STEM receive comparable grant funding, journal acceptances and recommendation letters—and that women have an edge over men in hiring.
Exodus From an Elsevier Neuroscience Journal
One of the world’s largest scientific publishers refused to reduce its $3,450 fee to publish in NeuroImage. All the editors left to start their own journal.
Texas Supreme Court Says Universities Can Revoke Degrees
A Texas Supreme Court majority has ruled that two major public university systems in the state can revoke degrees received through academic misconduct.