F. Key Kidder, Author Profile

Key Kidder Bio PictureF. Key Kidder is a writer and communications consultant with extensive experience in government relations and political affairs. His interest in science stems from the belief that the research community is everyman’s best bet to solve seemingly intractable problems. Before striking out on his own, he was an award-winning journalist.

Recent Articles

What Motivates Your Employees?

September 6, 2011

It is ever more difficult to argue that motivating knowledge workers is not the Holy Grail for 21st century lab managers. &ld...

Empowering Your Staff

May 4, 2011

In 2002, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) embarked on an educational project ...

Scientific Talent Wars

November 10, 2010

In the great global game to woo and win scientific talent, more employers are extending non-cash motivators as the proverbial...

Science & The Public Trust

September 9, 2010

Scientific communication researchers see a change in the prevailing mode of scientific communicationthe top-down deficit mode...

Partnering with Other Labs

June 10, 2010

An array of partnership business models has emerged from the slow dance and courtship between industry, academia and governme...

Social Responsibility

August 31, 2009

I do think that were entering an age when scientists are increasingly aware of the social and political implications of their...

Biosecurity Regulations

May 13, 2009

By most accounts, America's biosecurity culture remains a work in progress as scientists adapt to new regulatory performance ...

Risky Research

September 17, 2008

An interview with Rachel Wilson, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology, Harvard Medical School.