• What are you?: Finding balance between passions and expertise in your career path

    One of the blessings of working in industry is the diverse array of career paths available to employees. One trained in the chemical sciences has at their feet the obvious opportunities in research and development. As...
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  • Shills, Scientific Integrity, Communication & Scientific Literacy: Part 3 – confirmation bias in the internet age

    The following multipart blog series was inspired by a conversation among a few friends about scientific communication, the current state of education in science and scientific integrity. To adequately cover such a bro...
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  • Shills, Scientific Integrity, Communication & Scientific Literacy, Part 2: The Importance of Good Storytelling

    The following multi-part blog series was inspired by a conversation among a few friends about scientific communication, the current state of education in science and scientific integrity. To adequately cover such a br...
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  • You work WHERE???

    I always get a little antsy getting on an airplane, but my anxiety has nothing to do with the physics of getting an eighty-seven ton machine off the ground and back again safely. It goes a little more like this:  ...
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  • Industry Voices: 2015 Year in Review

    For the past year, the Industry Voices blog has brought you articles for and by members working in the chemistry-related industries.  Each week our writers have tackled a new subject, from tips for the workplace ...
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  • So, Your Company is Restructuring

    I read the news today, oh, boy!   What happens when you hear on the morning news that your company is restructuring and there will be layoffs involved? After the, “Oh, *^$% moment,” comes the what-wi...
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  • Shills, Scientific Integrity, Communication & Scientific Literacy  (Part 1)

    The following multipart blog series was inspired by a conversation among a few friends about scientific communication, the current state of education in science and scientific integrity. To adequately cover such a bro...
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  • It’s Time for Male Scientists to Stand Up Against Gender Bias in Science

    Today my social media feeds are exploding due to the idiotic comments made by Nobel laureate Tim Hunt about his problem with girls in the lab: “Let me tell you about my trouble with girls … three thing...
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  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Tenure Track

    I never intended to be a researcher in industry. Like many graduate students, I assumed I would finish my time in graduate school, hop on the postdoctoral fellow merry-go-round, and after an undetermined number of yea...
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  • What learning to sail taught me about working in industry

    I first stepped foot on a sailboat on the coast of Maine in the fall of 2005. From the moment we hoisted the mainsail on that sixty-foot wooden schooner it was love at first sail. I have yet to experience anything as ...
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  • Commencement 2015 - The Road Ahead

    Dear Graduates: Congratulations on becoming a member of the professional chemistry family. Welcome to the club!  It’s not an easy path on which you have embarked but you have now completed the first ste...
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