There aren’t many researchers who’ve chosen a lateral point of entry into their field. If you start an academic career later in life, you often have to overcome very specific hurdles. But your previous experience can also help you to find your place in the world of academia.
The Swiss research magazine, Horizon, interviewed 5 people with unusual paths into academia. Rob Thew was one of them: From motor mechanic to quantum mechanic...
Read the Horizon article here.
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