TITLE

Education: The PhD factory

AUTHOR(S)
Cyranoski, David; Gilbert, Natasha; Ledford, Heidi; Nayar, Anjali; Yahia, Mohammed
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Nature;4/21/2011, Vol. 472 Issue 7343, p276
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights on the increase of numbers of science doctorates worldwide, in which it grew for about 40% of 34,000 within 1998 and 2008. The author states that the huge growth of doctoral degree shows no decelerating regardless of the little chance a graduate may get advantage of qualifications. He adds that in China, the number of doctoral degrees are very much high, with 50,000 graduating in 2009, and around 35,000 students in doctoral programmes in Egypt.
ACCESSION #
60136701

 

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