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How are job prospects in the medical radiation sciences?

How are job prospects in the medical radiation sciences (in North America in general, and Canada specifically?) [more inside]
posted by thermonuclear.jive.turkey on Jul 5, 2013 - 1 answer

I want to become a primary teacher even though most do not support me.

I have just graduated from university with a bachelor of science in environmental sciences. My dad would love for me to continue down that route and become an environmentalist. I want to be a primary teacher and he is not happy with that decision. [more inside]
posted by lovisa91 on Jun 8, 2013 - 23 answers

What do market research/strategic consulting firms look for in an applicant?

What do market research/strategic consulting firms look for in an applicant? [more inside]
posted by libertypie on Feb 27, 2012 - 4 answers

not quite undergrad, not quite grad, but feeling a research binge

How do I turn my current (quite positive) experience with community work into (a) anthropological research pre-grad or (b) non-fiction writing? Or, how do you conduct research outside of the academy? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on Dec 21, 2011 - 5 answers

Straight talk on Sciences Po?

Can anyone give me some straight talk on Sciences Po, otherwise known as l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris? It's quite expensive and I don't know that I could get in, but on the other hand, it could be an awesome opportunity. [more inside]
posted by peakes on Nov 7, 2011 - 8 answers

Safety in Richmond District and GGP

Visiting San Francisco next week. Would it be safe to walk down 9th Ave (from Lake St.), through the Richmond District, to Golden Gate Park and back, in the early evening and then back around 10:00 after attending the Nightlife event at the Academy of Sciences? Any advice about this event? Is it ridiculously crowded?
posted by gidja on Apr 10, 2011 - 12 answers

Hiveminded Social Experiments

I teach a "Writing in the Social and Natural Sciences" course. I want to help my students come up with good ideas for their own personal social experiments... a la Supersize Me kind of thing but without the element of danger. Ideas? [more inside]
posted by madred on Feb 26, 2010 - 17 answers

I am an author; now how do I convince others of that fact?

How do I best reflect my contribution to a multi-authored academic paper? [more inside]
posted by googly on Dec 7, 2009 - 19 answers

Give me your dissertation advice!

Starting my dissertation (in the social sciences) - what advice do you have for me? [more inside]
posted by quodlibet on Sep 14, 2009 - 13 answers

Learning how to lead a professional school?

Can you tell me about graduate programs in higher education administration that focus on leadership and administration of vocational/applied sciences colleges (like Hogescholen or polytechnic universities) and applied arts institutes (like California College of the Arts or the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design)? Location can be anywhere but teaching must be in English. Thanks! [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Dec 1, 2008 - 5 answers

How to get into a bio grad school program after another career?

How can I improve my chances of getting into a biological sciences grad program 10+ years post-college? Is it even feasible? [more inside]
posted by sherlockt on Jun 12, 2008 - 8 answers

Number of Ph.D.s in humanities vs. hard sciences?

Do American institutions of higher education collectively grant more doctorates annually in the arts and humanities than in the "hard" sciences (that is, biology, chemistry, physics, and for this discussion, mathematics)? [more inside]
posted by Prospero on Apr 28, 2008 - 6 answers

HedgeFundFilter and Tass-database

Which hedge funds in or near NYC invest in life sciences and biotech? [more inside]
posted by yoyo_nyc on Apr 11, 2007 - 0 answers

Looking for books or resources on basic practical graph theory

Graph theory seems hot right now. Don't know much about it, though. If one wanted to learn some of the most practical, useable, and interesting results from the field where would one turn? Bonus points for applicability in social sciences and/or web apps. And, tangentially, if one was potentially interested in focusing on graph theory and the social sciences, where would one look at grad school? [more inside]
posted by namespan on Jan 26, 2006 - 12 answers

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