How did you get into science? Are you doing what you first planned to do? Which scientific question would you like to answer? You can answer these questions and more (see below), as well as read other scientists’ answers, as part of the ‘A Scientist a Day’ project, a labor of love from two German…
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Chelsea WaldAs reported today in several German newspapers (see sources below), many German professors should be getting raises next year, thanks to the complaints of a chemist.
Chelsea WaldIn time for the International Year of Chemistry 2011, the German Chemical Society (GDCh) has published a 72-page booklet in German on choosing and pursuing careers in chemistry and related fields. In it, chemists write in the first person about their careers and everyday life in a variety of work environments, including academia, large industry…
Chelsea Wald citizen science, collaboration, Local knowledgeRecently, A Science Careers story by Susan Gaidos profiled several researchers who have pioneered methods for gathering data with the help of non-scientists. Of course, not all contacts between scientists and knowledgeable non-scientists are as well coordinated as those. In fact, serendipitous, fleeting encounters can still be quite rewarding for r…