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Out of Academia

In a blog post at DeviceRandom, Massimo Sandal says why he left not only his chemistry postdoc at the University of Cambridge, but also why he chose to leave academia altogether. While he wasn't overly optimistic about his most recent research project, Sandal says he chose to leave the lab because he thinks there are problems within the "practice of science itself." While he says he still loves science, he's not so enamored with the high-stakes "competition for funding and positions" he's seen within it.

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