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Dividing the bill for dinner at scientific meetings

Did you notice the pained face of the young graduate student when she realized she would be subsidizing that fried calamari, rib eye, 4 beers, and dessert that the professor across the table just enjoyed? She had ordered carefully, deciding … Continue reading

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The successful professor of science

In the business world, technician, project manager and program manager are different jobs, but in academia, the successful career has elements of all three, particularly for scientists and engineers. What exactly are these jobs? The woman I sat next to … Continue reading

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