Early and mid-career scientists face a bleak future in the wake of the pandemic

Justine Shaw, Yee Lian Chew

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on research in Australia. We surveyed 333 early and mid-career researchers in science, technical, engineering and medical (STEM) fields and found the impact on their productivity and mental health has been dire, with many considering leaving research altogether.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 13 Aug 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • academia
  • research funding

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