Best way to flourish excellence

Is a ticking clock the best way for scientists to flourish? The Medical Research Council in UK thought it over and removed the time-bound criteria.

The Medical Research Council in UK reflected whether time is since PhD an adequate or fair measurement of a person’s creativity, experience or productivity. They concluded that it is not. So they removed the years post-PhD barrier and widened the pool of applicants showing perseverance, dedication and commitment.

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“Science doesn’t only need sprinters”, by Simone Bryan, Programme Manager for Strategic Projects here at the MRC, in: Medical Research Insights, 18.03.2015.