Opening Academic Year
Workload in the academic world is enormous. Grant applications, educational accountability, administration, pressure to publish, it all adds up. Many people are working in evenings, weekends, holidays and sometimes even while sick. Research shows that at least 20% of all extra work is being done in spare time. Calculated for a fulltime job that means more than 9 weeks unpaid work per year!
That’s why VAWO, together with PNN (Dutch PhD-network) and PostdocNL, organises a sympathetic protest during the opening of the Academic Year in Nijmegen on the 4th of September.
Join us! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for registration and/or more information
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