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Innocente, Nathan; Baker, Jayne – Teaching Sociology, 2018
Scholars have long emphasized the importance of teacher training in higher education, including in sociology. Such calls have led to modest improvements in opportunities for graduate students to develop teaching-related skills and experience. However, many of these opportunities are not specific to sociology and may lack a teaching component. In…
Descriptors: Sociology, Fellowships, Mentors, Graduate Students
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Barney, Katelyn – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are still grossly under-represented in Higher Degrees by Research (HDRs) when compared to non-Indigenous students. Developing the pipeline of Indigenous students from undergraduate to postgraduate study remains key to increasing the number of Indigenous students undertaking HDRs. While much of the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Higher Education, Fellowships, Graduate Students
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Balaban, Corina – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2018
This article discusses three kinds of mobility among early stage researchers: geographical mobility, mobility between disciplines -- or interdisciplinarity -- and cross-sectoral mobility. It focuses on how PhD fellows engage with and negotiate experiences of mobility. These types of mobility have largely been presented as inherently beneficial in…
Descriptors: Researchers, Interdisciplinary Approach, Doctoral Programs, Fellowships
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van der Haert, Margaux; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Emplit, Philippe; Halloin, Véronique; Dehon, Catherine – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
In this article, the determinants of "time to dropout" from doctoral studies and "time to PhD completion" are studied using a discrete-time competing risks survival analysis for a sample of 3092 doctoral candidates from the Université libre de Bruxelles. Not surprisingly, results show that students supported with research…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Graduate Students, Time to Degree, Financial Support
Martinez, Alina; Neishi, Kristen; Parsad, Amanda; Whittaker, Karla; Epstein, Carter – Abt Associates, 2012
Students in science and engineering (S&E) are preparing for careers in fields where international partnerships are increasingly important to advancing knowledge and discoveries. It has been over a decade since the National Science Board (NSB) highlighted the importance of international collaboration and called for increased government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Graduate Students, Student Exchange Programs
Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. Research Div. – 1981
Data on the financial support received in 1979-80 by full-time graduate students in each of four divisions within each Ontario, Canada, university are presented. Data are provided on: full-time graduate student enrollments by university and division; percentage of students in each income range by university for each division; percentage of…
Descriptors: Classification, Endowment Funds, Enrollment Trends, Federal Aid
Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. – 1980
Data are presented on the financial support of full-time graduate students in each of four divisions in each Ontario university in this eighth in a series of annual reports which commenced with the 1971-72 academic year. Data are presented in tables, with little narrative analysis. Tables show: number of full-time graduate students registered…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Full Time Students
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Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. – 1976
This report provides a source for data on the financial support received by full-time graduate students in each of five divisions within each Ontario university. The data are presented in compact form. Given the variety and range of support, it is felt that average or median figures and interuniversity comparisons can be misleading; therefore, no…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Fellowships, Financial Needs, Financial Support