If significant concerns surface after institutional audit, the Council on Higher Education may withdraw accreditation.
All institutions that offer doctoral-level qualifications are about to undergo a national review in response to the concerns about quality.
Researchers need great equipment, infrastructure and support to thrive.
Lack of access to resources is a big problem for postdoctoral researchers.
Experiment design affects the quality of the results.
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Embracing more rigorous scientific methods would mean getting science right more often than we currently do. But the way we value and reward scientists makes this a challenge.
Does it need to be so hard to be a mom and a professor?
The limits of fertility and an elongated academic career path are currently at odds. If the choice to bear children contributes to the 'leaky pipeline' of women in STEM, what can be done?
Pronouncements even from Nobel laureates should not be accepted as if from on high.
Shouting past each other via different kinds of media isn't going to help researchers -- from éminences grises to new postdocs -- effectively work together on issues in the field of science.
All dressed up with nowhere to go?
The STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics supposedly suffer from a shortage of graduates. Conventional wisdom says there’s no one for employers to hire for science and engineering…