[Irtalk] Where to from here for the African PhD? - University World News

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue Nov 5 18:43:46 SAST 2013

There is broad agreement that Africa needs tens of thousands more PhDs, to
renew an ageing professoriate and to staff rapidly expanding higher
education, boost research and generate the high-level skills growing
economies need. How is this to be achieved? Last week African university
leaders and experts thrashed out a range of proposals, including on
networks and collaboration, supervision incentives and the diaspora,
political support and funding.

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