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A Push for Universities to Step Up their Efforts in Africa
December 20, 2018
At the sixth African Higher Education Week held this fall in Nairobi, Kenya, various African leaders cited the pivotal role African universities can play in helping the continent achieve its goals. Here’s a closer look at why higher education involvement is essential to progress and development in Africa.

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Africa, A Continent Of Successes And Challenges For PhD Students
October 3, 2018
As more Africans are pursuing Doctorate degrees, their contribution to the development of the continent is proving to be invaluable. While there’s little doubt that the African continent needs more PhDs, there’s a lot of debate about how to accomplish this. Let's take a look at the developments.

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How To Prepare Properly For Fieldwork
September 11, 2018
If you are working towards your doctoral degree and you are new to the fieldwork scene, there are a few things you should know. Let's take a closer look at how to prepare for fieldwork.

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How Many of Russia’s PostDocs Are Ready to Relocate?
May 1, 2018
Concerns about the Russian brain drain due to the country’s economic woes are nothing new. However, new research indicates that the issue may be worsening. Here’s a closer look.

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Why PhD Students Are So Important for Universities
April 9, 2018
PhD students, know this: your university needs you. Yes, you work hard. Yes, you’re focused. Yes, sometimes you miss the big picture because of your laser-focus. Let's take a closer look at why you're so important for universities.

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Working On Your PhD? These Seven Women Will Inspire You
March 12, 2018
We recently observed International Women’s Day, but we’re far from done celebrating. In fact, the US is currently celebrating Women’s History Month, aimed at recognizing the many contributions women have made to the country. We can think of no better time to highlight the achievements of seven...

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Seven Perfect Present Ideas for PhD Students
December 18, 2017
The Christmas countdown is officially on! If you’ve been searching for an amazing gift for that special doctoral student in your life, search no further! We’ve got the solution right here. Check out these six gift idea for PhD students, then prepare to get your retail on.

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December 13, 2018

Earlier this year in Nairobi, the South Korean government announced that it would provide $9 million to support the Regional Scholarship and Innovatio...