South African Young Academy of Science

On academic detachment and relational research

On academic detachment and relational research
November 18, 2021 leahjunck
A few months ago, I started a postdoctoral position at the University of Cape Town. Becoming part of an environment of active and supportive(!) scholarly exchange made me realise how much I had conditioned myself to work independently so far in my still rather pubescent academic life. While that is not a bad thing per se,…