Is there any doubt that investment in graduate education works?

“… Over recent years many have become aware of the national target of doubling the number of PhD graduates as a key element of the Strategy for Science Technology and Innovation. This was an easy number to express the various national investments in research. PhD students are the backbone of research teams and some will become future research leaders. Recent budget cutbacks do threaten the momentum gained by these national investments …” (more)

[Conor O’Carroll, Irish Times, 27 May]

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