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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 …
“The risks are worth taking” – Alex Quintanilha Today in the hometown of the Brothers Grimm (Kassel), scholars from around the world took some risks. They grappled with “Promoting Intellectual Risk-Taking Under Conditions of Globalization”—the focus of Task Force Three. The blustery, occasionally rainy morning started with a high-risk, high-drama report from Task Force. They displayed their acting skills through …
Welcome to the first day of the conference! Despite being unable to join us, Carol Stoel, from the NSF, was kind enough to prerecord a welcome statement for us. Her speech, which will be played at the conference this morning, will serve as a welcome to those of you who are following along via the Internet.
CIRGE’s book Toward a Global PhD? (University of Washington, 2008), edited by Maresi Nerad and Mimi Heggelund has been getting national and international coverage. It was recently translated into Chinese and published in China. In addition, the National Science Board’s Science and Engineering Indicators 2010 includes a sidebar that displays the global trends in doctoral education identified in the book.