Archives

Category Archive for: ‘news’

Interview with Dr. Rudd: Earning Your Doctorate Sooner May Give You an Edge

Dr. Elizabeth Rudd was interviewed for an article in GradPsych using data from our Social Science PhDs – Five + Years study.  Out to answer the question of the effect of time-to-degree on the prestige of the first job. Earning Your Doctorate Sooner May Give You an Edge

Read More

Jorge Balan launches book about Latin America higher education institutions in the knowledge economy

0

Jorge Balan, member of the Form and Forces network, has recently edited Latin Americas New Knowledge Economy: Higher Education, Government and International Collaboration. This is the seventh in the Global Education Research Reports series jointly published by the Institute for International Education and the American Institute for Foreign Study Foundation. Previous books have examined higher education initiatives and exchanges in …

Read More

New presentation on International Research Collaboration

0

The Global Research Forum, held at the University of North Texas, invited key university administrators, international research funding agencies, and doctoral students to establish an understanding of how to expand mutually beneficial global research cooperation, and support research-active faculty and graduate students with global research aspirations. Maresi Nerad, director of CIRGE, was one of the panelists  to discuss the core …

Read More

What is the Future of Doctoral Education in the 21st Century?

0

Dr. Maresi Nerad (Director of CIRGE), Professor at the University of Washington, and Dr. Beate Scholz, (Scholz Consulting), both researchers of CIRGE, discussed the future of Doctoral Education during the European Science Open Forum in Dublin, July 2012.   The experts presented their visions for the science PhDs of the future – and offered advice to research leaders, policy makers and …

Read More

Professor Yamamoto reports on Forces and Forms – Kassel conference

The meeting which was titled “The Policy Potential of Innovation and Research in Graduate Education” focused mainly on the issue of inequality and diversity of doctoral education around the world. The participants discussed these matters in a very enthusiastic manner after the presentations of selected participants and guest speakers. Unlike pure academic meetings, we have prepared no individual papers but …

Read More

Daily Report – Day 4 – Thursday, March 26

0

“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 …

Read More

Inside Higher Ed reports on Time to Doctoral Degree findings

Inside Higher Ed, a U.S. daily newletter on events in higher education, summarizes findings from our Social Sciences 5+ project in this article. Visit it for a summary of our work and a lively discussion in the comments area. Insider Higher Ed news article Social Sciences 5+ link

Read More

Assisting students through the first year

Attrition rates among master’s and doctoral students are often alarmingly high. The 50th installment of the First-Year Experience Monograph Series describes the challenges associated with entry into graduate study and offers information about new initiatives and programs designed to ease their transition—from unique orientations and mentoring structures to transition courses and graduate student centers.  [Click for this article]

Read More

CIRGE Report on Gender Equality Reviewed in Inside Higher Education

The recent CIRGE report:  “Finally Equal Footing for Women in Social Science Careers” has received national attention.  Inside Higher Education ran a feature-length overview of this important work which holds great potential for informing decision-making and speaks about progress for women that is still needed. To read, click here: socsci

Read More

CIRGE's latest book reviewed by Nature Magazine

Toward a Global PhD? Forces and Forms of Change in Doctoral Education Worldwide, has been reviewed in the latest issue of Nature Magazine – “Doctorate Gets a Lesson in Management.” To download this review, click here: Book Review.  To read it in context, click on Nature Magazine

Read More
Page 1 of 212»