Driving Force

Although peer review is intended to serve as a quality-assurance system for science, its critics cite it as costly, unreliable and difficult to develop agreed upon "best practices."
Leadership means marshaling resources around a vision and negotiating an organization's "cast of characters," who may impede, assist or approve a project. Let's look at this "cast" and their impact on potential projects.

In skilled hands, data on gender inequities can help reshape behavior, organizations, and even professions like engineering. Especially when they are used to frame compelling messages and eliminate ignorance as an excuse for inaction.

Find out what scientists can do to ensure their integrity in a world where social media and rumors can miscast those embroiled in professional disputes.

Good science alone may not get you a job. Learn a recruiter's secrets for getting a job in industry.

By slowing down our thinking, researchers show, we can exert rationality to lessen the probability of unconscious bias.

What is biostatistics and why is it projected to be one of the hottest growing fields in science? Find out how biostatisticians increasingly are seen as crucial members of multidisciplinary teams.

Discover an untapped wealth of programs and resources to help you make that last-minute leap from academia to industry.

The biotech pioneer who is gaining worldwide attention for her cancer-killing pseudovirons says she couldn't have done it without a postdoc.
Wonder how to get a job in industry? Find out directly from the top R&D leaders at Dow and Eli Lilly in this candid Q&A.