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Scientists’ self-promotion in an age of social media

By | August 28th, 2016|News|

Orginal Author: Daryl E. Chubin (Print/Download Article) https://www.aaas.org/blog/driving-force/scientists-self-promotion-age-social-media Nearly 30 years ago, Eugene Garfield, the altmetrician of science who invented citation analysis (or bibliometrics, the foreunner of journal impact factors and h-factors) asked, “Is there room in science for self-promotion? Of certain innocuous varieties that are merely extensions of unconventional individuals, I surely hope so. [...]

NSF 2016 VIDEO SHOWCASE

By | May 23rd, 2016|News|

View the 156 videos that showcase innovative work taking place across the country and read the discussions that complement each video. Post to the discussions. Vote for Public Choice. Discussions close and voting ends on Monday, May 23rd, 8 PM EDT. Videos recognized as “Facilitators’ Choice”, “Public Choice” and “Presenters’ Choice” will be announced on this site [...]

Inclusion and Identity Safety

By | May 23rd, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Promoting Inclusion and Identity Safety to Support College Success "We must find ways to improve the college outcomes of first-generation students, low-income students, and racial and ethnic minority students—all of whom are woefully underrepresented among the number of college graduates in America." Read Blog  

Request for Information (RFI): Strategies to Enhance Diversity in the Physician-Scientist Workforce

By | November 22nd, 2015|News|

Notice Number: NOT-OD-16-027 Key Dates Release Date:  November 19, 2015 Response Date: December 28, 2015 Related Announcements NOT-OD-16-024 Issued by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Purpose The NIH Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) charged a Working Group with analyzing the composition and size of the physician-scientist biomedical workforce (defined as individuals with MD, DO, [...]

Is Conference Child Care an Issue?

By | September 21st, 2015|News|

Why are we still discussing conference child care arrangements? In 2001, I attended the women’s caucus of the Association for Jewish Studies for the first time. The topic of the discussion was child care arrangements for conference attendees. At the AJS, it has remained the major topic of discussion every year since -- crowding out [...]