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  • May 29, 2008

    More on European Mobility

    On Monday, the European Commission called for a partnership among European Union member states to further increase mobility of researchers throughout Europe. The commission’s major recommendations include opening job opportunities to researchers throughout Europe, increasing the portability of grants, and improving the transferability of soci… Read More
  • May 22, 2008

  • Just Give Them Grants

    Before it gets displaced by this week’s new editorial, I thought I should call attention to an important editorial by Alan Leshner, the AAAS executive officer, in last week’s Science (AAAS membership or a site license is required, I think). A lot has been written about the increasing age at which scientists reach independence, and… Read More
  • May 19, 2008

    NSF Releases 2006 Doctorates Data

    National Science Foundation has posted a page in its Science and Engineering Statistics section to request revised tables from its 2006 Survey of Earned Doctorates. The note at the top of the page says, "SRS (Division of Science Resources Statistics) will be releasing revised tables from the 2006 Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) for the… Read More
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  • May 2, 2008

    Earn 98K at FDA

            Stuck in a postdoc? Economic times like these breed despondency, not hope, but even dark clouds have silver linings. In response to a number of recent crises, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced plans to make 1317 new hires, including "hundreds with science and medical backgrounds." Many of the… Read More
  • May 1, 2008