Hundreds of applicants are chasing every junior research post at top universities, an investigation suggests.

Competition for postdoctoral research posts is intense, says the Times Higher Education magazine.

Journalists sent Freedom of Information requests to several universities.

Reported BBC News. You can read the full story here.

I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.