Advice for those looking to join an academic labGood students are hard to find.
Video: The three skills employers seek outThese are the main skills that non-academic and academic employers are seeking out in potential candidates.
How to make an original contribution to knowledge"The thesis can address small gaps within saturated research areas."
Careers Café: Control through chaosLiz Koblyk looks at the flipside of career chaos – not at how it disrupts plans, but how it can provide a measure of control.
Speculative Diction: Student engagement and the PhD, part 2Melonie Fullick thinks the main reason that student engagement isn’t discussed with regards to PhDs is that they’re assumed to be "engaged" enough already, by the (academic) parameters of the description.
From PhD to Life: Making big changes: Start small, be kind to yourselfJennifer Polk says badgering yourself, or being pestered to make changes by others, is more harmful than helpful.
A glance at Canada’s postsecondary education standings
We're number one in terms of postsecondary attainment -- well, sort of.
Scientists should strive to win the world cup, not the golden boot
David Kent tackles the first/last author conundrum in journal publishing.
Students need social supports.
Part two of John Osborne's response to Tim Pettipiece's article on sessionals.