Most graduates seem satisfied with the experience but miss the celebratory aspect afterwards.
A new taskforce report by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies says it’s time to rethink the PhD.
A few tips that can help PhD mothers complete some of the major dissertation milestones.
UQAM’s Jean-Hugues Roy analyzed theses and dissertations from the past 25 years to answer the age-old question: How long should it be?
Canada’s graduate student stipends are “very low and tough to live off of,” one Canadian PhD candidate at Yale says.
A recently published study of doctoral students finds women and men had vastly different relationships to their work during the first wave of the pandemic, and recommends a more tailored approach to support.
Western University’s Own Your Future program reflects a partnership between units across the institution.
Evaluating program effectivenessLorraine Davies, associate vice-provost in the school of graduate and postdoctoral studies at Western, is the Own Your Future academic lead. She is also the primary investigator for an assessment of the program fu...
His recent death reminded me of the crucial role that The Consenting University and the Dissenting Academy: Binary Friction played in my academic and intellectual journey. This is a tribute to a man I never met and to a paper he wrote.
Connecting with others in your field can offer job search insights, networking opportunities and a chance to learn about different career paths.
If the academy truly desires greater representation in its ranks, it would provide robust postdoctoral support and dismantle the exploitative adjunct system.
We need to use research to identify and implement the most effective ways to support student writing development.
Put yourself front and centre in your career planning.
This practice from art history can improve academic writing across disciplines.
– Anonymous, Psychology
Dr. Editor’s response:“Fun” is a high bar to clear in most academic genres. This isn’t to say that academic ...
The lack of any structural acknowledgement about the toll that COVID is taking on parents and caregivers is a grave failing at the institutional level.
Looking at how BIPOC faculty are paid and treated when they first enter academia, and truly listening to them, would be a good first step in changing white privilege.
Two grad students discuss their unique experiences of having to switch supervisors.
How Indigenous researchers and communities are working in partnership with universities and non-Indigenous researchers to shape the future of environmental sciences.
‘If the programs don’t fit the outcomes, let’s see about changing the [programs],’ says Concordia academic who oversaw latest report tracking outcomes of PhD graduates.