Inclusivity

Let’s face lab bullying, part 3

June 8, 2018
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Reporting the bully Most bullied trainees decide not to report the person who bullied them. As one postdoc says: “I…

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The science of science careers: never too late to consider options

May 23, 2018
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This is the first post in a series highlighting the collaboration between COMPASS and CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE)–featuring some of…

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Let’s face lab bullying, part 2

May 4, 2018
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Many people think that harassment is a normal part of life in academia, because “it has always been this way.”…

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How Cell Biologists Work, with physician scientist Anna Huttenlocher

April 27, 2018
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This is the first article of the series “How Cell Biologists Work” for 2018. In these articles, we hope to…

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Tone deaf?

April 23, 2018
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Dear Labby, As a first-year woman medical student, I have appreciated my medical school’s efforts to mitigate unconscious bias. However,…

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Insights for STEM researchers on going global: A voice from the social sciences

April 17, 2018
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Increasing American women’s representation and impact in scientific and technical fields is not only a national imperative—it’s a global goal,…

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Pay to play: should trainees be compensated for extracurricular service?

March 23, 2018
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Graduate students and postdocs participate in various service activities throughout their training. Service occurs in the form of outreach, teaching,…

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Biotech has a woman problem

March 21, 2018
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The biotechnology industry in the United States is envied and emulated around the world, and is poised to grow explosively…

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Alliance of scientific societies for broad participation in STEM

March 16, 2018
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The Biophysical Society and the ASCB are leading an effort with the support of the National Science Foundation to create…

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Bullying in science: let’s face the problem

March 16, 2018
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The likelihood of a good scientist succeeding depends on infinite factors. At some point, we have all experienced the fact…

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