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ERIC Number: ED069246
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Pages: 78
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Post-Doctoral Education in the Ontario Universities 1969-70.
Payton, L. C.
This document presents the results of a comprehensive study of post-doctoral education in Ontario. Some of the findings include: (1) almost 60% of the post-doctoral students were in the physical sciences, 21% in the life and health sciences, 15% in the mathematical sciences and engineering, and only 3.4% were studying in the humanities and social sciences; (2) for most of the post-doctoral students there was not significant lapse of time between receipt of the PhD and the commencement of the post-doctoral appointment; (3) about 26% of the Ontario post-doctoral students came from Asia, 25% from the United Kingdom, 19% from Europe, 12% from Canada, and 10% from the United States; (4) 89% of the post-doctoral students implied that research was their reason for accepting the appointment and 11% had taken the appointment as temporary employment; and (5) the average value of the annual stipend paid to post-doctoral students in 1969-70 was $7,335. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto.