Tag: doctoral education

PhD training is no longer fit for purpose — it needs reform now

A very interesting editorial from Nature about the current state of PhD training, which is in trouble due to rising inflation, a lack of support, and poor quality supervision. It…
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From declarations to commitments: Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment

More than 400 organisations have already signed the Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment. This is of special relevance for Early Career Researchers because the document lays the groundwork for the…
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Doctoral Education

Towards a Global Core Value System in Doctoral Education

Description comes from UCL Press: Recent decades have seen an explosion in doctoral education worldwide. Increased potential for diverse employment has generated greater interest, with cultural, political and environmental tensions…
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Third Train-the-Trainer workshop on “FAIR Research Data” will take place on 25-27 April

Next Monday, 25th April, another online Train-the-Trainer workshop will start. As you may already know, one of our aims is to train trainers in delivering the training…

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Cooperation among organisations and institutions in doctoral education

In previous posts, we already mentioned the importance of a transformative transition in doctoral education as well as the new skills that should be implemented in doctoral programmes (open science,…
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Artificial Intelligence for Doctoral Candidates

The whole world is changing in different ways, including technology, climate change, or demography. What is more, it is changing exponentially and at an accelerating speed. In research, an illustrative…
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