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October 2, 2018

Conference: Forces and Forms of Doctoral Education

When: September 5 – 6, 2019 Where: Herrenhausen Castle | Hannover, Germany Organized  by CIRGE and the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Science Sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation Conference background During the last decade there have been significant changes in doctoral education worldwide: In many countries, the numbers of doctoral candidates and doctoral granting…


August 4, 2018

Conference Postgraduate Supervision: The global scholar (next March 2019, South Africa)

The Centre for Higher and Adult Education (CHAE) held its first international conference on postgraduate supervision in April 2007 with the theme ‘Postgraduate supervision: state of the art and the artists’. Since then five more conferences were held, in 2009 on ‘Postgraduate supervision research and practice’, in 2011 on ‘Promoting a culture of postgraduate scholarship’,…


International Doctoral Education Research Network (IDERN) meets in Hiroshima next September

The International Doctoral Education Research Network (IDERN) is a network of scholars and practitioners actively engaged in researching doctoral education. The aims of the network are to generate a collaborative, international research agenda for doctoral education, and to connect researchers from different national settings as well as different disciplines and research perspectives. If you conduct…


June 17, 2014

Doctoral Education in South Africa: University and industry collaboration

By Anya Klyukanova & Roxana Chiappa Facing particular issues of its own higher education system and shaped by a global competition for attracting the most talented citizens, South Africa is developing strategies to increase its number of PhDs, particularly in areas in need  by the industry. CIRGE had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Ahmed Bawa,…


April 8, 2014

Anya Klyukanova

Originally from Russia, Anya is a graduate student getting her Master’s in Education Policy at the University of Washington. After receiving her undergraduate degree in political science and digital arts, Anya relocated to Moscow to aid in the start-up of a private research university, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, a partner of MIT. Her…


October 7, 2013

Luncheon Talk: Motivation and Experience of International Doctoral Students

“Otherwise, Elsewhere: International Doctoral Students in Globalized Transnational Spaces” Dr. Jenny Phelps from the University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada presents findings from her recent dissertation    Where?  Miller 102T  When? Thursday October 10th at 12:00 p.m. Dr. Jenny Phelps is the Assistant Dean, Student Administration and Strategic Initiatives, at the Graduate Studies in the University…


October 3, 2012

Reading and Resources

Class of Globalization and Internationalization in Higher Education


Alumni that are impacting the world


September 14, 2012

Melanie Walker

Dr. Melanie Walker is a prominent South African scholar who has been working as Professor of Higher Education Studies at the  University of Nottingham in the UK, where she been Director of Postgraduate Students and a Director of Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences. She will join the University of the Free State in…


March 26, 2009

Daily Report – Day 3 – Wednesday, March 25

“What actions could you take tomorrow as administrators to point us in a new direction for graduate education?” – Forces and Forms III Early Career Researchers, March 25, 2009 Just as the weather warmed up today, so did the pace and intensity of action-oriented discussion about key issues in doctoral education worldwide. The day started…



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