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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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Should You Get a PhD in Creativity?
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 innovative terminal degrees. Check it out.

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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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South Africa Celebrates PhD Accomplishments
March 9, 2018
The continent of Africa continues to break barriers in the research. At a recent awards ceremony for South African academics Professor Madla Makhanya applauded the work of over 70 researchers. According to IOL News, Dr. S. Jansen van Rensburg, age 30, earned the 2017 Young Female Doctral Graduate Aw...

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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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Australia Wants to Attract More Indian PhDs
February 22, 2018
Australia wants to attract more Indian PhD candidates and has a plan to do it. Let's take a closer look at the plans of the Group of 8 -- Australia's top 8 universities.

Articles

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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...


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March 26, 2018

There’s no denying that a PhD is a tremendous achievement. Less clear? Just how much value this advanced credential offers degree-holders -- particu...


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March 21, 2018

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, has declared tourism to be “an economic and social phenomenon....