Alt-Ac (alternative academic) careers offer researchers many great opportunities to utilise their knowledge, skills, and interests.
Dr Naomi Tyrrell is a Social Research Consultant at her company Research Your Way and is also a Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Plymouth. She completed her PhD in 2006, worked in commercial research initially and then moved back into academia to hold research and lecturing positions at University College Cork and University of Plymouth. In 2019, transitioned out of academia once again, establishing her own research consultancy. She delivers engaging workshops, training and coaching to universities and DTPs across the UK.
About this blog
Naomi has created this series of articles, videos and resources to help researchers consider their career development needs and planning.