Do we really need this many PhDs in society?

By the traditional, limited definition of a PhD, it's clear that we don't. We have an oversupply of doctoral researchers, and 80% leave the academic track in the biomed fields, ending up with careers outside the faculty path. Postdocs also take a substantial pay cut and delayed progression on their future careers, thanks to the often outdated

2017-08-06T22:47:13+00:00 By |Categories: AMA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Where’s the Road Ahead? It’s Beneath Your Feet.

Where’s the Road Ahead? It’s Beneath Your Feet. One of the most touching emails I ever got from my father, a successful tenured professor and excellent mentor with worldwide recognition and important contributions in his field, was something I wasn’t expecting to hear from him at the time, locked as I was inside my own academic and obviously incorrect

2017-08-08T02:45:04+00:00 By |Categories: PhD Transitions|Tags: , , , |0 Comments