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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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Is Your Screenplay Worth a Million Dollars?
February 28, 2018
Whether you’ve already got a brilliant screenplay tucked away in a drawer somewhere or you’ve been looking for the motivation to finally put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard, as the case may be), there may be a million dollar prize in your future thanks to an exciting new competition for col...

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Decode DNA, Win a Bitcoin?
February 15, 2018
In January of 2015 during the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the European Bioinformatics Institute’s Nick Goldman issued a challenge: the first person to sequence and decode a sample of Bitcoin-encoded DNA within three years would win an intriguing prize: a bitcoin. So who cr...

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This Country Publishes The Most Scientific Research
February 7, 2018
The National Science Foundation recently published its latest report on research publications across the globe. Find out which country publishes the most scientific research.

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Is Crowdsourcing Peer Review the Next Big Thing in Academia?
March 10, 2016
The formal peer review process might just be one of the most-hated aspects of academic life. While in theory the concept might be a sound one, in practice it is often plagued by issues which stand in the way of its ultimate goal: improving the quality of research. Further highlighting the disparity ...

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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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April 12, 2018

What's new in doctoral work? A PhD in Creativity. To keep up with the needs pace of technology in the modern world, more schools are offering innovati...


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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 clo...