academic precarity, Academic Success, Early career researchers, equity diversity and inclusion, Higher Education, Luck
Why don’t we account for luck in research careers?
Success in academia is popularly linked to hard work and individual ability. However, a study of how academics describe their research careers suggests luck plays a significant role. Following this observation, Sarah R Davies and Bao-Chau Pham discuss how we might understand and interpret the role luck plays in academic success. Most academics would agree … Continued