It's a wonderful life

February 19, 1999

Unlike those in your article ("A few that got away", THES, February 5), I travelled in the other direction, returning to higher education as a lecturer in 1993 after 15 years in industry. Except for a growing dislike for acronyms, worries about developing a paper phobia and the original 20 per cent pay cut, it was one of the best decisions I have ever made.

James S. Griffiths. University of Plymouth

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