As someone who is constantly looking for data on the next step, I found this article about why it’s hard to track post-docs’ career trajectories interesting and enlightening. The article also gives some information about where the known post-docs end up, and links to further information.
Dr. Sally Rockey is NIH’s Deputy Director of Extramural Research and a blogger.
On her blog “Rock Talk” she highlights trends in how NIH spends it’s money and makes it’s decisions.
Yesterday’s post had a focus on trainees and fellows. Turns out they have data on the number of PhDs being awarded in the fields of study relevant to the NIH. Guess which field represents the red line rising above the others….
Find out more at the article: What’s trending in PhD Fields of Study for NIH Trainees and Fellow