Fix the PhD

  title={Fix the PhD},
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Nature
PhD crisis discourse: a critical approach to the framing of the problem and some Australian ‘solutions’
A feature of HE reform discourse is the tendency to construct the rationale for reform in terms of averting calamity and risk. We refer to this risk talk as ‘crisis discourse’. This study examines
Doctoral learning in the biomedical sciences
The present work is structured on a PHENOMENOGRAPHIC REDUCTION of LEARNING basis, and the use of a SEMI-STRUCTURED INTERVIEW INSTRUMENT in the context of clinical education is suggested.
Biomedical Ph.D. Students Enrolled in Two Elite Universities in the United Kingdom and the United States Report Adopting Multiple Learning Relationships
It is concluded that biomedical doctoral programs should be designed to contain a minimum level of formalised structure to promote the development of multiple learning relationships that are perceived as key to student learning.
The Aging of Biomedical Research in the United States
The research and publications of Nobel Prize winners from 1980 to 2010 were analyzed to assess the age at which their pioneering research occurred and suggested limited access to NIH might inhibit research potential and novel projects, and could impact biomedicine and the next generation scientists in the United States.