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    25 Years of Erasmus

    Erasmus, the European Commission’s flagship program for training and education, will be 25 years old this year. To date, the program has allowed nearly three million students to study or do a work placement in another EU country. Read More
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    Human Resources Strategy for Researchers in Europe

    Around 60 European universities, research institutions, funding agencies, and umbrella organizations gathered today in Barcelona (and will continue to meet tomorrow) to discuss how they can improve the working conditions they offer to researchers.  Read More
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    Medicinal Chemists Need to be Not Ordinary

    Are you, or do you intend to become, a medicinal chemist? Derek Lowe, author of the pharma industry blog In the Pipeline, discusses in ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters the forces that have been challenging the place of the profession in the pharma industry over the last 25 years.  Lowe’s conclusion: The days when you could make… Read More
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    A European Road Map for Aging Research

    Early-career scientists need to have a broad view of where their research field is heading so that they can choose a niche where they can make important and innovative contributions, and eventually establish themselves as independent researchers. In the field of aging research, this challenge has been made a little easier by the release of… Read More
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    Eppendorf/Science Prize Winner Announcement

    Published in the 4 November 2011 issue of our sister publication Science is an essay written by Tiago Branco, the 2011 Grand Prize winner of the Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology. Launched in 2002, the annual and international competition invites young neurobiologists to write a 1,000-word essay based on r… Read More
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    Aging: A Perspective from a 65-year-old Professor

    In a column published yesterday in The Chronicle of Higher Education, William Ian Miller, a 65-year-old professor at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, discusses the effects of aging on his scholarly performance. This later career stage — where one is confronted with additional difficulties to staying productive and,&nbs… Read More
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    The Working Conditions of Doctoral Researchers Across Europe

    As highlighted by our sister site Science Insider, the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (Eurodoc) today released a report outlining the working conditions of doctoral researchers in 12 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Sp… Read More
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    New ERC Starting Grants Awarded

    On Friday, the European Research Council (ERC) announced the winners of its Starting Grants, which offer early-career investigators up to 2 million euros over 5 years to help them establish or build up their research groups at European institutions. Now in its fourth year, the program awarded more than 670 million euros to 480 early-career res… Read More
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    European Funding for Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities Researchers

    It can be hard for researchers in the economic and social sciences and humanities to know what funding opportunities are available for them within the 7th European Research Framework Programme (FP7), especially beyond the Theme 8, “Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities.” The netT4society project (funded by the EU) h… Read More
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    Podcast on Vitae Conference on Realizing the Potential of Researchers

    Vitae, a U.K. organization promoting the personal and professional development of researchers, has released a podcast with highlights from the first day of the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2011 currently unfolding in Manchester. The event gathers research organizations, funding bodies, career d… Read More
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