- The European Commission is doing a study on European researcher mobility. They are looking for European researchers currently living and working in the US to fill our their survey, you find it here. According to their definition, I am apparently classified as a 'mobile experienced researcher'.
- Have a look at this. Takes 30 seconds, gives you something to think about the next 30 years.
- According to a study by the postdoctoral association of the Rockefeller University more than 90% of their postdocs are 'very concerned' or 'somewhat concerned' about their retirement savings (can't find an actual number on the diagram). Somebody wrote in the comments: "Postdoc should not be treated as 'temp' worker. We pour our souls into this university."
- Quotation of the week:
“A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.”~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe