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A Machine Learning Analysis of the Non- academic Employment Opportunities for Ph.D. Graduates in Australia

Mewburn, Inger; Grant, Will; Suominen, Hanna; Kizimchuk, Stephanie

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Can Australia's PhD graduates be better utilised in the non-academic workforce? There has been a historic structural decline in the ability of PhD graduates to find work within academia for the last couple of decades (Forsyth 2014). Around 60% of PhD graduates in Australia now find jobs outside the academy, and the number is growing year on year (McGagh et al. 2016). The PhD is a degree designed in the early 20th century to credential the academic workforce. How to make it fit contemporary...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-07-04
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/145808
Source: Higher Education Policy
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41307-018-0098-4

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