2017 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)

  Fellowship for early-career research (experiment or theory) in a diverse range of fields related to the SLAC scientific mission: • Accelerator science & advanced accelerator research • Biosciences • Chemical sciences • Elementary particle physics • High energy density matter • Materials and condensed matter science • Particle astrophysics and cosmology • X-ray science […]

How kids can benefit from boredom

  From books, arts and sports classes to iPads and television, many parents do everything in their power to entertain and educate their children. But what would happen if children were just left to be bored from time to time? How would it affect their development? I began to think about boredom and children when […]

Diversity consultancy responds to research suggesting that tattoos are a barrier to employment

HR Diversity Consultancy, The Clear Company, has responded to research commissioned by Acas from academics at King’s College, London, which suggests that tattoos are still considered unacceptable in many workplaces. The consultancy works with large multi-nationals to help them to become more inclusive in their hiring decisions. As Director, Kate Headley, points out, bias around […]

Assistant Professor of Fungal Biology

  The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder invites applications for a fungal biologist with an emphasis on ecology and/or evolution at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) level. We seek an individual with a strong background in fungal biology/mycology familiar with the range of approaches (including molecular methods) used […]

Job Openings for Global Pioneers in “Institutes for Translational Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Second Military Medical University”

  Job Openings for Global Pioneers in “Institutes for Translational Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Second Military Medical University” Ⅰ、Brief introduction of the research institute Institutes for Translational Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Second Military Medical University (hereinafter referred to as: Institutes for Translational Research) is the only entity research institute which belonging […]

Postdoctoral Fellow (212015)

  HJF is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to support the research in the laboratory of Dr. Galina Petukhova in the Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to USU. Responsible for initiating and carrying out research […]

‘Incredible’ Alistair Brownlee carries brother Jonny to finish

‘Incredible’ Alistair Brownlee carries brother Jonny to finish Sky News link: http://news.sky.com/story/incredible-alistair-brownlee-carries-brother-jonny-to-finish-10585020 Their parents must be so proud. I would never want my children to have the same profession as I could imagine the competition, but this is heartwarming. When I read things like this I wonder what the patents did to get this right?   […]

Beware of undercooked chicken livers

An increasing number of food-poisoning outbreaks in Britain are being caused by undercooked chicken livers. This increase has occurred at the same time as some celebrity chefs are advocating cooking livers for only a short period, recommending that the livers be served pink in the middle. But this trend to serve rare chicken livers is […]

Postdoctoral Scholar

  Title: Postdoc opening in microfluidics and rheology A postdoctoral research position with Professor Amy Shen is available in the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at OIST in Okinawa, Japan (https://groups.oist.jp/mbnu). The successful candidate will join a very active interdisciplinary group in microfluidics and rheology, with emphasis on experimental research of interfacial dynamics in complex fluids (i.e., polymer/wormlike […]