Presentations and Workshops

June 24, 2020

Beyond Theory: Practicing social justice in the design & implementation of doctoral programs in education

Registration here When: July 22nd, 8:00 am, New Zealand July 21st, 6:00 pm, South Africa July 21st, 9:00 am, Pacific Time At times where the racial, class, and gender inequalities are deeply felt in many of our countries, doctoral education is not exempted from the public scrutiny, which is asking to disrupt the pivotal forces…

April 24, 2020

Practicing Social Justice in Engineering & Physical Science

CIRGE and the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) of UC Berkeley co-sponsored  the second version of the series “Committing ourselves to Social Justice: Doctoral Education for Complex Times” . Colette Patt, the Science Diversity Programs director at the UC Berkeley; and Khalid Kadir, lecturer in the college of engineering at the same institution, shared how…

March 19, 2020

Practicing social justice during doctoral education: Insights from physical sciences & engineering

Day: April 1st, 2020 Time: 9:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) Where: Registration here Six months ago, when we were preparing the first talk of this series, we all agreed that doctorate education needed to prepare the new generation of scholars to address increasingly unpredictable futures. Yet,  none of us anticipated that such unprecedented futures could…

November 21, 2019

CIRGE hosted the first Webinar of the Series “Committing ourselves to Social Justice: Doctoral Education for Complex Times”

  Dr. Amy Scott Metcalfe (University of British Columbia) invited us to question the possibilities of the promise of social justice in the current higher education scenario, rooted in colonial relationships. She explains “The title of my talk, “Viewing the landscape of doctoral education against the horizon of policy: Placing ourselves in the academic arboretum,” emphasizes…

September 17, 2015

The American-type of Central Graduate Division: Would it be a good model for Japan

Dr. Maresi Nerad was invited to give a talk on the US model of Graduate School at the University of Tsukuba- Japan. In this presentation, she analyzes whether and how the American model of Graduate School could be suitable for Japanese Universities. See here the  presentation.

October 25, 2013

Presentations 2013 – 2014

Luncheon Talk: Motivation and Experiences of International Doctoral Students Dr. Jenny Phelps, Assistant Dean at the Graduate Studies in the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. October 10th, 2013  at 12.00 pm – Miller Hall – College of Education – University of Washington See more

February 12, 2013

New presentation on International Research Collaboration

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…

November 30, 2012

Presentations during 2008 – 2009

Presentations 2009 June 19 – Maresi Nerad presentation at the Graduate Management Admissions Council conference held in Baltimore, MD, titled “Time-to-Degree and the Case for Enhanced PhD Skills Training.”  Download:  GMAC May 19 – Maresi Nerad presentation at the Mobility and Internationalization of Doctoral Studies in Europe conference held in Paris, titled “Doctoral Education in the…

Presentations during 2006 – 2007

Presentations 2007 December 7 – Maresi Nerad presentation at the annual meeting of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), Seattle, WA  –  “Social Science PhDs — Five+ Years Out: A National Study of PhDs in Six Social Science Fields.”  Download:  CGS 2007 November 4 – Maresi Nerad and Elizabeth Rudd presentation at CRA Gender Diversity in…

September 11, 2012

CIRGE collaborated with the European Alliance on Research Careers Development

Organized by the European Science Foundation, CIRGE participated in the workshop entitled “How to track the researcher’s career” in Luxembourg, February 2012. The event highlighted the relevance of research career tracking in the European research agenda. According to the main conclusions, knowing how researchers move in their careers will contribute to improve the quality of…