The most pressing challenges for doctoral education worldwide

Suburbs and city globe conceptWhat global forces are shaping the national agenda of doctoral education? What particular challenges do emerging economies face training the next generation of scientists? We invited a group of university presidents, graduate deans and esteemed scholars around the world to help us to elucidate those pressing issues that are changing doctoral.



 Russia  Reforms and Pending Challenges in Russian doctoral education: Interview with Dr. Igor Chirikov, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Education – Higher School of Economics, Moscow.


Internationalization of doctoral education policies in Malaysia Interview with Dr. Roshada Hashim, Dean of the Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia.
Universities and industries collaborate to train the next generation of PhD in Engineering: Interview with Dr. Ahmed Bawa, vice-chancellor of Durban Technology University in South Africa and an expert of doctoral education in this country.
  australia2 Lack of Academic Positions in Australia: Interview with Dr. Richard Strugnell, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Graduate Research at the University of Melbourne.
  Europe1 Perspectives from Europe: Doctoral students are already fostering collaboration across sectors and disciplines. Interview with Beate Scholz, higher education consultant.