All Workforce articles – Page 6

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    Beyond borders

    2016-04-18T00:00:00Z

    Emma Davies learns how the Brazilian government has helped over 100,000 science students study abroad in the past five years

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    Science must be family friendly

    2016-04-07T00:00:00Z

    The perception that young scientists need to sacrifice family life for a career in research must change, says Mark Peplow

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    The latest pay and reward survey results

    2016-02-29T00:00:00Z

    Find out how your wage packet compares with the results of the latest Royal Society of Chemistry pay and reward survey

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    Pride comes before a fall

    2016-02-02T00:00:00Z

    In labs it’s important not to let familiarity breed complacency, says Derek Lowe

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    A Nobel cause

    2016-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman talks to the scientists at the international organisation protecting humanity from the horrors of chemical warfare

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    How to negotiate a pay rise

    2016-01-22T00:00:00Z

    Charlotte Ashley-Roberts reveals the tactics to talk your way to a higher salary

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    The sack race

    2015-12-23T00:00:00Z

    Looking to get fired? Derek Lowe offers some hot tips for a quick exit

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    The race to equality

    2015-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman looks at the group and individual efforts to promote racial equality in academia

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    Training in European policy

    2015-10-01T00:00:00Z

    The agencies of the EU and European Commission over a range of traineeships, many of which are suited to chemists. Emma Davies reports

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    Is age the next diversity challenge?

    2015-05-20T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Byrne investigates whether age discrimination could be unfairly holding back some researchers

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    Mind the gap

    2015-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Laura Woodward considers the options for those looking for work after significant time away

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    Empowering employee ideas

    2015-04-28T00:00:00Z

    The dusty comment box in the canteen needs an overhaul

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    The changing face of the PhD

    2015-04-15T00:00:00Z

    Universities in the UK are exploring the European approach of building a thesis from published papers, finds Nina Notman

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    The mothers of invention

    2015-02-24T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman profiles four researchers successfully balancing an academic career with family life

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    A new ERA for European science?

    2015-01-26T00:00:00Z

    The European Research Area has made scientists more mobile, but the picture isn’t entirely rosy, finds Andy Extance

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    A bad business

    2014-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Targets and assessments can boost productivity at universities – but only if they do not stifle creativity and alienate the academic workforce, says Mark Peplow

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    'No sexuality please, we're scientists'

    2014-04-01T00:00:00Z

    David Smith wonders why gay scientists seem to stay unseen, and asks does it matter?

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    Generation next

    2014-01-29T00:00:00Z

    AstraZeneca is investing in the future of drug discovery with its new graduate training scheme in pharma. Manisha Lalloo finds out more

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    Non-profit pharma

    2013-09-24T00:00:00Z

    Not-for-profit drug discovery is growing into a promising niche employment opportunity within the pharmaceutical industry. James Mitchell Crow investigates

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    High unemployment in Europe drives brain drain

    2013-09-05T00:00:00Z

    Andy Extance finds out how economic woes in southern European countries’ are affecting young chemists