THE publishes ‘Do international research posts improve your academic job prospects?’

Times Higher Education,  Do international research posts improve your academic job prospects?


Times Higher Education has published a fascinating article highlighting potential concerns for individuals wishing to study or work abroad.  It presents results from an EU-commissioned survey which found that a significant percentage of researchers who have worked abroad felt it harmed their career progression.  While more universities push towards internationalisation and increasing mobility amongst staff and students, it is worth noting that universities must develop ‘excellent policies to welcome and support incoming and returning scholars’ allowing for their reintegration into the professional environment.

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