Careers, Dissemination

Leaving academia: there are still opportunities to make a difference in research

Post by Danil Mikhailov for the Wellcome Trust website.

Credit: Wellcome

Around 70% of researchers leave academia after completing their PhD, according to analysis presented by Dr Sally Hancock(opens in a new tab) at the launch of the Research on Research Institute(opens in a new tab) (RoRI). That’s a big number and it’s a stark reminder that a PhD is no longer a guarantee of a lifelong academic career.

Find out what Danil Mikhailov, Head of Wellcome Data Labs has to say on this issue in this opinion piece from the Wellcome Trust Website: https://wellcome.ac.uk/news/leaving-academia-there-are-still-opportunities-make-difference-research

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