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  • Age doesn’t matter: embracing ‘early-career research’ mid-life

    1 August 2022 by Kerith Esterhuizen

    Kerith Esterhuizen is a mature PhD student at the University of Winchester. Kerith’s doctoral thesis explores transformative employability pedagogy in a higher education institution. At 49 years old, ‘early-career researcher’ is not a label I immediately connected to and possibly still don’t fully identify with. It did, however, succeed in getting me…