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    Seeking a Physics Postdoc … or Not

    Workforce statistics can provide useful guidance to job seekers in any field, but they can get a little dull even for experienced number-crunchers. American Institute of Physics (AIP), which serves a group often considered tolerant of quantification, produces "Workforce Trends" flyers including colorful, easy-to-grasp charts, and its Spri… Read More
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    Funding Your Research: Sources, Steps, and Strategies

    Garth A. Fowler, Science Careers’ North American outreach program manager, led a symposium last month in Boston on research funding. Materials from that symposium are now available for download. The program covered the basic principles of grant writing, the submission process, and researching funding resources. Some 400 graduate students and… Read More
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    Feedback on “Moving Out of the Shadows”

    Dear Science Editor, The discussion in Elisabeth Pain`s "Moving Out of the Shadows: Publishing From the Rest of the World" points to the typical publishing scenario in Brazil, where the mother tongue is Portuguese. Indeed, Brazilian researchers can be an exemplar of those from most of Latin America, when it comes to getting published in… Read More
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    “Opportunities” and Making an Impact

    I recently interviewed Dennis Gillings, the founder of Quintiles Transnational, a contract pharmaceutical-services firm that now employs 16,000 people in 50-plus countries on six continents. Gillings just pledged $50 million to the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina (UNC), where he was a faculty member before starting Quint… Read More
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