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Book Review: The Unruly PhD

There is a greater world beyond the academia, and that it is OK to pursue alternative paths, Revecca Peabody writes in her new book about negotiating the journey to obtain a PhD and the twisting path to deploy it.

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Climate Change: Is It Too Late?

Editor’s note: Dr. Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Gothenburg and Visiting Chief Economist at the […]

8 years ago
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The Politics of Dissent

Recently, The Independent published a brief piece on the ‘slave-like’ working conditions of PhD students at UK universities. This sounds dramatic, but it’s hardly news – the problem has been around for years. The question arises why dissent did not emerge earlier and more forcefully.

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