Eight out of ten postdoctoral researchers say that the global coronavirus pandemic has hampered their ability to conduct experiments or collect data, according to Nature’s first-ever survey of postdocs.
Nearly two-thirds of postdoctoral researchers believe that the coronavirus pandemic has negatively affected their career prospects, according to Nature’s first-ever survey of postdocs worldwide.
“It’s impossible to understate the impact that COVID-19 will have on our careers. I’d like to stay in academia, but that may no longer be possible.” #academictwitter #phdchat #postdoc
“It’s impossible to understate the impact that COVID-19 will have on our careers. I’d like to stay in academia, but that may no longer be possible.” #academictwitter #phdchat #postdoc
8/10 postdoctoral researchers say the #coronavirus pandemic has hampered their ability to conduct experiments or collect data. >50% are finding it harder to discuss their research ideas or share their work, according to ’s first postdoc survey
I've seen less written about the impact of the pandemic on postdocs, and I'm glad Nature did the survey. The worries and increased anxiety about suspended career progression, and lack of funding and jobs are reflected in the responses.
"The impact of the pandemic has now joined the list of the top concerns in the minds of postdocs" I'd say the same applies to PhD students and general university students
Impact of #covid19 on post-docs' work and career prospects. Skip to the infographic for key highlights.
Pandemic darkens postdocs’ work and career hopes
61% of postdocs say COVID has negatively affected their career prospects, and 25% are uncertain ...which means 14% of respondents are in their first year of postdocs?
Pandemic darkens postdocs’ work and career hopes #STEM #COVID19