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China To Invest More Money Into Its Top Universities
June 22, 2018
As China looks to continue its path towards technological innovation, it will invest about $17.2 billion by 2020 to assist the nation's top 42 universities in becoming world-class institutions. They'll also create 137 universities with first-class rankings in specific fields. Let's take a closer look.

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Which Country Leads the Rest in Producing STEM Grads?
May 31, 2018
American businessman and former politician once declared STEM education to be “the key to the U.S.’s economic future.” But the US is far from alone. STEM studies are the global imperative, with countries investing in STEM education initiatives positioned for profound gains in the coming years....

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Kenya Needs More PhDs
May 25, 2018
A new report sheds some light on why it takes so long for postgraduates to finish their advanced degrees in Kenya. Let's take a closer look.

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Is the Science Gender Gap More Like a Chasm?
May 25, 2018
We often talk about “closing the gender gap,” and an abundance of initiatives are underway toward this imperative -- especially in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) fields. But are those efforts working, and will the gender gap in science ever be bridged? Accord...

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Don't Miss Your Chance to Read Hawking's PhD
April 19, 2018
Stephen Hawking's thesis is widely popular. Let's take a closer look at how you can read it.

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Pay Slightly Up For US Faculty
April 6, 2018
Some heartening news for college and university professors: your pay is up. Before you get too excited though, it's only up slightly. Let's take a closer look.

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Is the Brexit Brain Drain Already Underway?
March 29, 2018
Stakeholders have been wondering what Brexit might mean for international mobility since the UK opted out of the EU. Now comes news that the much-dreaded “brain drain” has already begun, with top universities reporting a drop in PhD applications from European students. Here’s a closer look at ...

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Doctorate Requirements Boost PhDs
March 22, 2018
New data suggests that the UK's push for new university staff to have a doctorate has helped increase the number of PhD by over a third in six years. Let's take a closer look.

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Women Undertaking More Engineering PhDs in the UK
March 16, 2018
The latest figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) are in, with promising news about women in the sciences: Not only do women now comprise more than 25 percent of engineering PhD students at universities in the UK, but the number of women pursuing advanced degrees in engineering a...

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Canada Endeavors to Increase International PhDs
March 1, 2018
Canadian universities have long been lobbying for more funding for international students. Now, following moves by two Ontario universities to make graduate school more affordable for international students by reducing or eliminating fees, insiders are predicting a significant shift in the degree to...

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June 22, 2018

As China looks to continue its path towards technological innovation, it will invest about $17.2 billion by 2020 to assist the nation's top 42 univers...


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June 15, 2018

A PhD boom has been underway across the globe in recent years. The latest country to get in on the action? Switzerland. In fact, the number of PhD stu...


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June 7, 2018

Under a new Maltese plan, students studying for the master's or doctoral degrees will no longer have to pay taxes when they enter the workforce. Maste...