A good supervisor can make all the difference for a PhD candidate on their tough academic journey.
There’s strong evidence that, all things being equal, leading South African universities provide “world class” training at PhD level.
In a complex system, academics and doctoral students must take part in collaborative efforts to succeed in their projects. Feedback after a seminar in Hong Kong.
Despite an international context in transformation, the doctorate seems to have difficulty evolving in Europe. What are experiments have been tried and what are the avenues of innovation?
How do we and should we work with the first generation “digital native” doctoral researchers?
There are currently far too few vacant academic jobs in Australia each year to employ all our PhD students. It’s time to rethink the training of doctoral students.
Completing a PhD is a process that takes years. There are several ways to make this a happy, productive time rather than a period of endless misery.
Doctoral studies are valued as an engine for development in Africa. If doctoral graduates are to meet this challenge, the very structure of the doctoral programme must change.
Suicidal thoughts among college students are more common than we think. Graduate students, especially those in the humanities, are at a greater risk.