Hi Scott,

Every great story needs a Venn diagram! Seriously, great article. I left science after a postdoctoral research position at Oxford University (preceded by PhD, MSc and BSc). I realised that I was likely to get stuck on the post doc hamster wheel for a long time, unlikely to ever get the stability of tenure.

I’ve spent the 20 years since very happy with my decision to pivot after such a big personal investment.

Thanks for a good read.


Curious Creature. Voracious learner. Scientist turned writer with lots in between. Obsessed with running and personal growth. www.lifebydianne.com

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