Career stories: mature researchers

Many researchers start out in research after a career in a related or unrelated field. Reasons for going into research as a more mature person can include professional development, enhancing knowledge or career proposects in an existing career, change of career and interest in the subject.

Read career stories from researchers who started out as mature postgrads.

Many mature people who go into research choose to do a part-time doctorate. You may be interested in videos of 9 researchers speaking about their part-time doctorates.

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