Industry vs Academia

To conduct this survey, The Scientist invited 1800 readers via E-mail to respond to a web-based survey form. There were a total of 220 responses from March 2 to 12, 2001, a response rate of 12.2%. Have you held research positions in both academia and industry? (Positions may include graduate research, industrial internships, or any other research positions - paid or unpaid - in both work environments).   Percent Count Answers 72.6% 159/219 Yes 27.4% 60/219 No

The Scientist Staff
Apr 15, 2001
To conduct this survey, The Scientist invited 1800 readers via E-mail to respond to a web-based survey form. There were a total of 220 responses from March 2 to 12, 2001, a response rate of 12.2%.

  1. Have you held research positions in both academia and industry? (Positions may include graduate research, industrial internships, or any other research positions - paid or unpaid - in both work environments).

     
    Percent
    Count
    Answers
    72.6%
    159/219
    Yes
    27.4%
    60/219
    No


  2. How many years have you been in full-time employment?
     
    Percent
    Count
    Answers
    3.6%
    6/169
    Less than 2 years
    9.5%
    16/169
    2 - 5 years
    23.7%
    40/169
    6 - 10 years
    32.5%
    55/169
    11 - 20 years
    30.8%
    52/169
    Over 20 years


  3. How many years have you spent working in industry?
     
    Percent
    Count
    Answers
    30.3%
    50/165
    Less than 2 years
    30.9%
    51/165
    2 - 5 years
    19.4%
    32/165
    6 - 10 years...