Tag Archives: Academia

Response to PhD ‘overproduction’ article at UA/AU

This is a response to PhD ‘overproduction’ is not new and faculty retirements won’t solve it.  An article posted at University Affairs last week. Tenure success rates Retirements were never going to solve the problem, and it’s never been about … Continue reading

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Where will a Biology PhD take you?

All too often graduate students have little understanding for what exactly they are being trained for.  You go to medical school to become a medical doctor.  You go to dental school to because a dentist.  You go to law school … Continue reading

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The status of Academic research this week

From my colleagues over at the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars (CAPS). Too Few University Jobs For America’s Young Scientists Funding is most definitely a problem, and that problem is certainly getting worse. It’s not just the US. The bigger … Continue reading

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Some of you may know that I live approximately 2 hours from any major center, making it difficult for me to cultivate new contacts and get my foot in the door of companies/future employers. As a result, I’ve been scouring … Continue reading

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