Sadaf Ashraf

Sadaf gained a PhD from the University of Nottingham in 2011 and went on to do a postdoc focusing on understanding the pathophysiology of immune-mediated diseases. Sadaf is passionate about embarking on a long-term career in academia, although this might change with time!

Articles by Sadaf Ashraf

To Be or Not to Be a Post-doc? A Recurring Dilemma

To Be or Not to Be a Post-doc? A Recurring Dilemma

A recent article published in Nature, The future of the postdoc, painted a very bleak picture of how there is a “growing number of post-docs and few places in academia”, a concern that I am very much familiar with. As an Early Career Research Scientist, nearing the end of my first post-doc, I am faced…