Science for Progress

because science is fundamental in the 21st century

EXTENDED Episode released: Visiting the Recovering Academic Podcast – full conversation

The overwhelming majority of PhD holders will not find a permanent position in academia. Recovering Academic is a podcast by three former scientists who left academia. In the podcast they talk about the difficulties academics face when transitioning out of the apparent safety of the Ivory Tower. As a “recovering academic” myself, I suggested a crossover episode.

This is the complete conversation with only little clean up. Recovering Academic also already published their final version here:

about Dennis Eckmeier

Dennis founded Science for Progress. He received a PhD in neuroscience in 2010 in Germany. Until 2018 he worked as a postdoc in the USA, and Portugal. In 2017 he co-organized the March for Science in Lisbon, Portugal. Dennis is currently a freelancer.