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Postdoctoral Education

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Many stories have been told about postdoctoral fellows prolonging their stays in temporary positions in order to assemble that last publication thought to be necessary to compete for a faculty position. Also, popular in recent years have been stories of disappointed post-docs who were unable to find permanent academic  research jobs. Despite these stories, no recent comprehensive study on postdoctoral …

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Alumni that are impacting the world

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IGERT Astrobiology program at UW

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Graduate students Megan Smith and Elena Amador sample waters from the highly acidic Rio Tinto in Spain looking for an analog to early Martian environment (Source: UWAB) Astrobiology studies the origin of life on Earth and the distribution of life in the Universe. The cross-disciplinary nature of this field mandates collaboration among biologists, astronomers, oceanographers, atmospheric scientists, chemists, planetary scientists, …

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US IGERT

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IGERT is the National Science Foundation’s flagship interdisciplinary training program, educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists and engineers by building on the foundations of their disciplinary knowledge with interdisciplinary training. From 1998 until now, the IGERT program has acquired 278 awards and has provided funding for approximately 6,500 graduate students. The IGERT programs offer traineeships to students pursuing their PhDs. The interdisciplinary …

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Academic Career

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Respondents give high marks to their history programs for “academic rigor,” and training in “critical thinking” and “data analysis and synthesis.” They also identified areas to target for improvement, including training in writing and publishing reports and articles and in how to teach, as well as providing concrete feedback to students on their progress, socializing students into the academic community …

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International PhDs who received their Degrees in the USA

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The core debate over Ph.D. recipients from abroad who earned their degrees at U.S. institutions of higher education centers around the questions: who (and how many) stayed in the United States, and who (and how many) returned home? To explore these questions, Deepak, Nerad and Cerny undertook an in-depth study  within  “PhDs – 10 Years Later” survey. Maresi Nerad and …

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Global Trends in Doctoral Education

Nerad. M. (2008)  From Doctoral Citizen to World Citizen: The Chance for Innovative Doctoral Education. Miegunyah Lecture, February 16, University of Melbourne-Australia.  Download: From Doctoral Citizen to World Citizen  Nerad, M. (1994). Preparing for the Next Generation of Professionals and Scholars: Recent Trends in Graduate Education in Germany and Japan

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Setting International Research Agendas

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Forces and Forms of Doctoral Education Worldwide workshops have contributed to develop research agendas among more than 60 experts on doctoral education from the six continents.   This effort, coordinated and lead by CIRGE, has encouraged and generated a multi-national perspective of the issues that are re-shaping the doctoral education around the world. See in the detail the outcomes of …

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Doctoral Education: Gender and Family Issues

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Graduate Women’s Expectations in Doctoral Programs and Beyond: Marriage, Family and Career. Download:  Nerad, M. & Cerny, J. (1999). Widening the Circle: Another Look at Women Graduate Students. Communicator, VXXXIII. N 6, pp.1-7. Download: Widening the Circle: Another Look at Women Graduate Students Nerad, M. (1992). Using Time, Money, and Human Resources Efficiently and Effectively in the Case of Women Graduate Students. Paper …

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Professional Development of Doctorate Students

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PhD holders are requested to collaborate, interact and communicate with professionals that come from different cultural and disciplinary backgrounds. This section provides a set of studies that shed light about those factors that are crucial in the professional development of the doctorate holders in this global and more challenging environment:   Nerad, M. (2000). On research and writing: A personal …

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