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Professor Thoko Mayekiso is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Engagement at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) with effect from 1 May 2009. She obtained her BA, BA Honours and MA in Psychology from the University of Fort Hare. She then obtained a D Phil (Cum laude) from the Free University of Berlin, Germany. She is registered as a …
Dr. Armando Alcantara is Professor of Higher Education at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), in the Institute for University and Education Studies, and Research Fellow at Mexico’s National System of Researchers (level I). He is a regular member of the Mexican Academy of Science. He earned a B. A. in Psychology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico …
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 …
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.