Ways in which academia resembles a drug-gang

The working conditions of young researchers in the first few years of their academic career are surprisingly similar to the working conditions of low-rank drug-gang members. This provocative conclusion can be drawn from the blog post which I came across recently, although it was published in 2013 by Alexandre Afonso, Lecturer in Comparative Politics in the… Read More Ways in which academia resembles a drug-gang

What academic life has taught me (or not…) about real life!

It’s been 14 years since I entered the ‘university‘. I’ve been to different places in the world with lot’s of good and bad times. Finally, I thought that I should conclude what I have learned from academic life and how this could reflect on my ‘real’ life. Of course what follows is my personal opinion and someone… Read More What academic life has taught me (or not…) about real life!

Black box

Hej there, I’ve mentioned an important fact that where a researcher could talk about his/her research in my last blog. The answer is simple and clear – scientific journals, conferences, seminars etc. I’ve also emphasized which one of them is the most important – scientific journal, which literally reflects a researcher’s work, competence and productivity.… Read More Black box