Can vice-chancellors ever really know what it’s like for emerging researchers and precariat postdocs? I was reading two vice-chancellors discuss how to take pressure off young academics the other week and it made me increasingly ragey. Set-ups like this are doomed in many ways because you’re asking people with incredible privilege and a fair whack […]

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There are several points in this excellent post by Tseen Khoo that I’d like to echo – the assumption that all ECRs are ‘young’, for a start, and that they all can and should be mobile – see my posts on contemplating the future and transitioning out of academia from several years ago.