Research suggests that many able women view careers in hard science as inimical to important values.
Research suggests that women and minority scientists can prevent negative stereotypes from impacting their careers.
Engineers, biologists, mathematicians, physicists, and chemists can all contribute to the development of medical devices and assistance technologies.
Imke Durre Imke Durre (center) Imke Durre, a physical scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, North Carolina, has been completely blind since about age 3. When she was in elementary school,
Assistive technologies for scientists with disabilities are an extension of the technologies that assist all scientists, like a biologist's microscope or a geographer's global positioning system. "You can think of all technology as a toolbox," says Ted Conway, program
A mother of three and winner of a European Research Council starting grant, Michal Sharon has managed to have both a family and a scientific career.
Diverse probationary faculty members may be celebrated at first but denied a fair chance to become tenured colleagues.
A career adviser offers tips on writing a critical piece of your graduate school application.
With the right support, it is possible to succeed in science after a family-related hiatus.
Despite a remarkable talent, Cecilia Aragon lacked the confidence she needed to be a scientist. And then she learned to fly.