UK Slashes Science and Engineering PhDs

“The United Kingdom’s Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) has revealed that it may fund 1000 fewer new PhDs in the upcoming academic year than in 2010-11. The research council disclosed this estimate, in which the number of newly started doctorates would fall to 1900 in 2011-12, in a recently published answer to a question from Member of Parliament, Gareth Thomas …” (more)

[Andy Extance, ScienceInsider, 15 August]

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