Swedish students protest proposal to cut PhD terms

@article{Schubert2006SwedishSP,
  title={Swedish students protest proposal to cut PhD terms},
  author={Charlotte Schubert},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={12},
  pages={373-373}
}
  • C. Schubert
  • Published 29 March 2006
  • Economics
  • Nature Medicine
Shorter PhD programs threaten educational standards and employment prospects. 
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