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How to move lab

Moving labs can be a challenge. This collection of articles features scientists who have managed the move, formed new social groups, settled in to a new working environment and developed their careers.


Instead of looking for PhD positions, designing your own project offers advantages and challenges, says Jesko Becker.

Career Column | | Nature

Political change is causing scientists worldwide to worry about how immigration law might affect their ability to do research.

Feature | | Nature

Eight months after moving to New York City to start a postdoctoral position at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Jessica Sharrock offers advice to others considering an academic move abroad.

Career Column | | Nature

Morale, money or moving house can all be reasons for switching labs mid-project. Kendall Powell learns from those who have made the jump with success.

Postdocs and Students | | Nature

Researchers working outside their home country should be careful to brush up on local customs.

Feature | | Nature