Life on the Upswing for UK Postdocs

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Stephen Pincock
Feb 28, 2006

FEATURE
Best Places to Work 2006: Postdocs

Life on the Upswing for UK Postdocs

The United Kingdom may be home to a disproportionate number of highly ranked institutions in this year's survey, but it would be incorrect to assume that life is a bed of roses for the country's postdocs.

For one thing, cash flow remains a serious problem. "Postdoc jobs do not pay enough in the...