New Article


Prof. Sarah R. Davies and Bao-Chau Pham have just published a research note in Social Studies of Science.


This research note uses material from interviews with senior scholars in the natural sciences to highlight, and start to explore, the role and nature of ‘luck’ in scientific careers. By examining this in the context of STS work on the nature of contemporary academia, we argue for the importance of taking luck seriously as we interrogate life and work in research.

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