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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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Why the career direction change?

      Up until quite recently I wasn’t sold on the idea of a post-doc.   It seemed like it was further exploitation of highly skilled, highly motivated people, and that if I searched I would find a job … Continue reading

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