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).
- How many years have you been in full-time employment?PercentCountAnswers3.6%6/169Less than 2 years9.5%16/1692 - 5 years23.7%40/1696 - 10 years32.5%55/16911 - 20 years30.8%52/169Over 20 years
- How many years have you spent working in industry?PercentCountAnswers30.3%50/165Less than 2 years30.9%51/1652 - 5 years19.4%32/1656 - 10 years...