Lengthy pandemic
hits postdocs hard

Conditions Many postdocs have been impacted by the corona pandemic. Short contracts mean that delays at work hit particularly hard. Others are managing relatively well and have found ways to deal with the problems, but more and more postdocs may end up in a critical situation the longer the pandemic goes on.

She portrays Vietnamese
history through art

Profiles Inspired by family photos that survived war and refugeeism, the artist and doctoral candidate Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn explores Vietnam's freedom movements through the country's own photographic history.

Every fifth postdoc is excluded from the statistics

Conditions Neither the universities nor the Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) keep track of the most vulnerable postdocs: those on scholarships. Universitetsläraren has investigated where they are working, and is also able to show that there has been a significant rise in the proportion of international postdocs among those employed.