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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.
Britain's Royal Society wants the government and universities to give equal stature to datasets and to publications.
Sue V. Rosser writes about the importance of looking for signals -- both in policies and in attitudes -- in evaluating whether a department will be supportive of female scientists.
Study compares countries by percentage of their scientists who were born elsewhere, and tracks their origins.
Grad students and junior faculty members need to weigh carefully the choices associated with working with an established scholar vs. pursuing their own projects, writes Sue V. Rosser.
As science doctoral students progress toward their Ph.D.s, they become less likely to want to become a professor, survey finds.
Critics decry plans for an alternative medicine chair at University of Aberdeen.
Discriminatory attitudes may no longer be as overt or prevalent as they once were, writes Sue V. Rosser, but women in the laboratory still face challenges, and need mentors to make sure that no options for their work are ruled out.
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