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  1. May 2018
  2. Oct 2017
    1. People with scientific training are adopting these practices as well, either by offering services on sites such as Upwork or finding projects through their previous academic networks.
  3. Mar 2016
    1. I told them you could work 60 hours a week, never take a holiday or weekend off, have internationally regarded publications – lots of them, write textbooks, be a great teacher, and managers will still ask for more. And more. I told them you are measured only by what you have not managed to achieve, not what you have achieved, never mind how valuable or prestigious.

      Unfortunately, this is how academics assess their students, too.

    2.  In effect, the status of an academic has slid from institutional asset to indentured servant.

      This is unsustainable, and is already leading to good academics leaving the academy.