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'Pedigree is not destiny' when it comes to scholarly success

May 1, 2019

What matters more to a scientist’s career success: where they currently work, or where they got their Ph.D.? It’s a question a team of researchers teases apart in a new paper published in PNAS . Their analysis calls into question a common assumption underlying academia: that a researcher’s productivity reflects...

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Dispatch: South Australia to Colorado

Feb. 27, 2019

Postdocs considering an international move should plan early and allow plenty of time to adjust, says Atma Ivancevic. Moving to a laboratory in another state or another country is an academic tradition. Scientists move for master’s and PhD programmes, postdoctoral experience, competitive faculty positions and short- or long-term study exchanges...