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The PostDoc Debate


January 18, 2017

The price of doing a postdoc

Check out this article from Science magazine about the financial costs of doing a postdoc: http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2017/01/price-doing-postdoc  


April 13, 2015

National Academies’ Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable Webinar

A member of The Postdoctoral Experience Revisited authoring committee, Paula Stephan, hosted a Webinar with the National Academies’ Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR): On March 6, 2015, GUIRR hosted a webinar on this newly released NRC report. The presentation first summarized general facts regarding postdoctoral fellows, including the large and growing population of postdoctoral researchers, the spread…


February 4, 2015

Yes, you can attend that career event, says the U.S. government

From: http://alturl.com/hvsws Yes, you can attend that career event, says the U.S. government By Rachel Bernstein December 17, 2014 “You cannot misunderstand the language. There are no two ways of interpreting it.” —Ambika Mathur Graduate students and postdocs: You now have official permission from the U.S. government to attend that career event. That’s the message of…


October 16, 2014

Vitae: Between Postdoc and Job, a Whole Lot of Questions

A great article by Stacey Patton at Vitae about the lack of numbers … As disciplinary societies and graduate programs come to realize just how little they know about the career outcomes of Ph.D. recipients, this has become a burning question. https://chroniclevitae.com/news/632-between-postdoc-and-job-a-whole-lot-of-questions


Boston Globe Article on PostDocs

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/04/glut-postdoc-researchers-stirs-quiet-crisis-science/HWxyErx9RNIW17khv0MWTN/story.html