UK Report: Extend PhDs, Support Talented Researchers | GenomeWeb

Tim Wogan at ScienceInsider blogs about a report from the UK’s Council for Science and Technology, “A Vision for UK Research,” which suggests redesigning PhDs to last four years instead of three, with the first year or two “focused on entrepreneurial skills and management as well as research,” to round out a researcher’s education for potential careers in industry.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.