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Science is Shifting Toward Collaboration. So Why Don’t We Teach More Collaboration?

The way that science is done is changing. More and more, research is conducted in collaborative teams, pulling together scientists from a variety of areas of experience and geographic locations. This is particularly true in environmental sciences, where the types of complex, multifaceted issues faced by society can only be addressed by bringing together researchers with multiple perspectives. Across a wide range of fields, there is evidence that multi-authored research is more highly cited, suggesting that this shift in the culture of science is producing novel and exciting results…

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Researchers’ Roles: Studies and Recommendations

The focus for January is on researchers’ roles, including characteristics and skills critical to success. Read the whole series here. Researchers work within numerous disciplines and use varied methodologies and methods to study problems large and small. While there are many considerations for our specific fields of study, we also have common responsibilities when we take […]

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Webinar on Indigenous and Intercultural Research: Issues, Ethics, and Methods

Indigenous and Intercultural Research will be the MethodSpace focus for February. So we can go in depth and exchange ideas on these important topics, we are hosting a MethodSpace Live Webinar: Indigenous and Intercultural Research: Issues, Ethics, and Methods. Register now! Date: February 27Time: 18:00. Find the time in your zone here. Register here This […]

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PhD Students Should Prepare for Careers Outside Academia

Those who do finish their PhDs face a highly competitive academic employment market, as the number of annual PhD graduates exceeds the number of available academic openings in all but a few specialized areas of study. Universities are increasingly aware of this imbalance. But their responses are slow and uneven. Our research helps to explain why, and we argue that PhD students must take their own initiative to prepare for diverse career outcomes.

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