Friday, September 07, 2007
Time For Another Change
I though it was high time I shared my news with you, and you might want to sit down for this. Are you ready? I'm leaving academia.
What do you mean you weren't ready? I gave you ample bracing time.
Anyway, it's not as bad as it sounds. Basically my life at Macquarie has run its course, and it was obvious a while back that it was time to move. And move I am. And while I am going to be leaving academia my recent work has not been concerned with blogs or personality anyway. And as you can tell from the updatedness of this blog in recent times, it's not like there's been a great deal to report. With the work I've been doing, there's just been no time. It's something that if you don't experience as a post-doc, you're very lucky.
But all that will change I promise. While I can't say exactly what I'm actually going to be doing in my new role (anyone that's worked in/with industry will be familiar with the restrictions of an NDA) I can tell you that it is much - MUCH - closer to my own research interests. It should also give me more of an opportunity to get back in the game by pursuing some of my own work. And I'm still enjoying (and available for) reviewing, so have plenty of motivation for keeping the Nowson Blogademia names out there. In fact, I have a number of ideas for collaboration that I might now get a chance to pursue ...