There is so much to talk about mobility, what it means, when it makes sense, how much and in what ways does it cost. Although, I don't feel like we talk enough about it in an honest way and this is just a little conversation starter.

In academia, and perhaps for many other professions, mobility has become a necessity to make progress in one’s career. I have heard many senior academics discussing the benefits of leading ‘mobile lives’; advantages include quicker progression, higher salaries, expansion of the academic network, increased research output thanks to this network. It is…