Universities are churning out newly minted PhDs much faster than they create faculty positions for them. In this episode, Elizabeth Seiver speaks with Liz Silva, the Director of the MIND Program at University of California,
Here is our list of weekly news, events and happenings within the world of scholarly publishing, science and academia. Making the list this week: BMC Medicine released a series of tutorials on conducting peer review
Between PLOScasts, we’ll share links to some of the interesting news and events going on within the scholarly publishing, science and academic world. Here are a few picks that made this week’s list: BioMed Central
We are pleased to introduce a new PLOS blog called PLOScast*. PLOScast is a regular podcast dedicated to interviews with innovators and thought leaders on scholarly publishing developments, the future of academia and the changing
In this episode of the PLoS Biology podcast, Senior Editor Liza Gross talks with conservation science pioneer Georgina Mace, director of the Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, about the importance of ecology in meeting sustainability challenges ahead, as world leaders prepare to meet at the Rio+20 summit on sustainable development in Rio de Janeiro.
In this edition of the PLoS Podcast, PLoS Biology Editor Ruchir Shah interviews Brian Pasley and Robert (Bob) Knight from UC Berkeley. Brian is a postdoc in Bob’s lab, and Bob is the Director of
Welcome to the PLoS Podcast. For the first episode, PLoS Biology Editor Ruchir Shah interviews VS Ramachandran, who is the Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition at the University of California San Diego.