German Early Career Researchers win reforms

Since 2002, early career researchers in Germany have been striving to make changes and the Max Planck Society, which administers 82 research institutions, has decided to treat junior scientists as employees.

You can read about it in the University World News article “Huge rise in funding for junior scientists“, and you can hear from some of the early career researchers themselves in the Science Careers article “Junior Max Planck researchers win reforms“.

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