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Becoming a Successful Principal Investigator

It is not enough to have a good idea. Your good idea must also be well positioned, or review panels for grant agencies are unlikely to approve it.  Grant writing is the end of a process, not the beginning. Long … Continue reading

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Oxford Round Table

Professor Mary Batteen of the Department of Oceanography at the Naval Postgraduate School recently participated in the latest session of the Oxford Round Table, a prestigious, invitation only event to promote various issues of education, art, science and more through … Continue reading

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Post Doctoral Research Fellowships Physical Oceanography

Post Doctoral Research Fellowships Physical Oceanography (Southern Ocean Circulation and Mixing)University of Southampton – School of Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton £27,319 to £33,599 per annum The National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS) is seeking to recruit two … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity with ACE CRC

The ACE CRC is a unique collaboration between key partners: the Australian Antarctic Division, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, the University of Tasmania, the Australian Government Department of Climate Change, the New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, … Continue reading

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NASA MPOWIR Speaker SeriesJPL visit November 10-11, 2009Stephanie Downes, Princeton University I was recently fortunate to receive the opportunity to speak at JPL/NASA in Pasadena, California, hosted by the Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction group supervisor, Dr. Victor Zlotnicki. I visited the site … Continue reading

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The Glass Ceiling’s Math Problem

Women are 37 percent less likely than men to earn science-related bachelor's degrees, and they hold only a quarter of the jobs in the field. In a new paper titled "Sex and Science," economists Scott Carrell, Marianne Page and James … Continue reading

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Online Career Basics

The Earth Science Women's Network (ESWN) sent a link to a new publication of AAAS/Science. Career Basics, the 2009 Edition is a collection of the best advice and resources from Science Careers. You can get the whole publication or specific … Continue reading

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