The last of a three-part series on an alternative approach to financing a research project.
The second in a three-part series on how scientists can use crowdfunding to finance a research project.
What is crowdfunding and how can scientists use it to fund research?
People may be upset at bad news but they’re also empowered by it.
Aging adjuncts don’t want to work forever. But many of them keep at it, largely out of fear and necessity.
My beloved university exemplifies the crisis faced by many small, private institutions across the country. Sadly, some of its struggles were foreseeable all along.
At my institution, we’d love to give professors meaningful raises every year. There’s just one thing standing in the way: math.
Paying for mentorship, coaching, or editing might seem hard to stomach. But there’s a lot to be said for getting professional help from someone who used to be on the inside.
Claire holds a Ph.D. in English. So how did she end up at a gentlemen’s club? Her answer’s a lot more thoughtful than you might expect.
Going overseas gives you a chance to step out of your comfort zone, but it also means moving away from your support network. Here's how I made myself comfortable.
Come July, the money you scraped together during the school year is gone, and you’re at least two rent cycles away from the next paycheck. How do you make it to September?
What’s the point in starting your relationship with a new hire on an adversarial note? Why not just offer the best possible deal up front?
Congratulations on landing an academic job overseas! Here are some things you can do to make your transition a little smoother.
The price of an advanced degree in the U.S. is increasingly daunting. Yet cheaper options exist overseas. Should you consider them?
Don’t panic: It’s overwhelmingly unlikely that asking for more money will get your offer rescinded. Still, it’s important to go about this the right way.