Hello everyone! I’ve just started my PhD on the Environmental Research DTP in Oxford, and like most other people here I am funded by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). 824 more words
On February 20th 2017, Future of Research Vancouver is hosting a symposium for early-career researchers from British Columbia. Current job structures in science, and opportunities for funding, training, and support, make careers in research unpredictable and insecure for many of the young scientists in Canada. 449 more words
I want to start with the following statement: I know the title of this post is a pretty loose link.
But hear me out. One of the less talked about moves by the executive branch since the inauguration is the hiring freeze at USDA and EPA. 80 more words
Michael Eisen is an evolutionary biologist who studies fruit flies in California.
He is also running for the US Senate in 2018.
From a friend who works for the forest service:
“This week my colleagues and I have had to deal with confusing gag orders and onerous requests for information and justifications of our work. 256 more words