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Women in Science: Still Thin on the Ground But Not For Too Long

I have started curating stories for SciLogs.com’s The Aggregator, In brief, the idea is to have resources collected when an interesting story happens. I did this one for Ada Lovelace Day 2012, but as it relates to Women in Science and Research in general, we can have Ada Lovelace Day everyday 🙂

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Publié par le 21 novembre 2012 dans Research, Science, Women

 

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#JobOffer: « Post-Doctoral Fellowships – Domain Specific Language for Synthetic Biology »

Disclaimer: I have nothing to do with the lab or the researchers there. Just that I know how tough is to find an exciting position and how closed can communication channels be in science. Hence, I decided to publish offers I spot, it may always help.

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Publié par le 1 juin 2012 dans Research, Science

 

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To PhD or not to PhD?

StudyingOk, so here is some quick thought. The other day, I received a nice mail from Nature Staff member asking me whether I’d like to take part to a blogging initiative they had about PhD. I did accept with great pleasure since this was an excellent opportunity to talk about important things and to be read by a huge amount of people. Whether they would agree with what I say or not is not the question. Nobody asked for. To me, the crucial thing was to tell about what people can live through their years as as PhD. My answers are here.

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Publié par le 22 avril 2011 dans Research, Science, Women

 

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Fellowships for divesity studies at CERN

I saw this announcement and thought it might be of interest for people.

CERN  Graduate Fellowship position / Diversity studies at CERN

In keeping with its international and increasingly global character, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has recently appointed a Diversity Officer to develop and implement a policy that will promote awareness and adherence to diversity, one of the established values of the Organisation.

In support of this new initiative, a position is now open to postgraduates in the framework of the CERN Fellowship Programme.
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Publié par le 9 avril 2011 dans Miscellaneous, Research

 

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Bookmark: NSF announces Wiki for Advancing Digitization of Biological Collection (ADBC)

« The Emerging Frontiers office in the Directorate for Biological Sciences at the National Science Foundation recognizes the need to facilitate communication among diverse principal investigators, especially for new, highly collaborative programs such as Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC) », announces the NSF in The Dear Colleague Letter. They decided to use a wiki: you can access it here. Great initiative!

 
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Publié par le 20 octobre 2010 dans Research, Science

 

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Bookmark: Links, links, and more links

Here are some very nice postings to read (I have read all of them, so I can say they are really interesting 🙂 ):

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Publié par le 12 octobre 2010 dans Bookmark, Research, Science

 

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How to perform responsible research

Mad scientistWhereas professionals from medical care have the Hippocratic oath and researchers on human have the Nuremberg code for ethics to subscribe to, there are no such guidelines for people in sciences. The 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity in Singapore took place at the end of July this year. The output of this meeting gathering more than 300 individuals from 51 countries is the Singapore Statement on Research Integrity released on September 22.

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Publié par le 24 septembre 2010 dans Politique, Science

 

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