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The pain and glory of PhD degree: do you and the society need it?

The movement March For Science started in 2017 indicates that science aims for more impact in society. Is the role of PhD degree also changing? What are the risks and gains of PhD degree in Estonia? These questions will be discussed with the professionals representing different views. We will inform the audience about PhD studies, possible carrier choices and the current drawbacks of science funding system aiming. We aim to come up with new ideas improving perspectives of the doctorates.


Kuupäev: 12.08.2017
Kellaaeg: 14.00-15.30
Ürituse lava: Teadusala
Arutelu keel: Inglise
Arutelu juht: Dr. Martin Aher
Osalejad: Prof. Andres Taklaja (CEO of OÜ Rantelon, private sector member), Prof. Anne Kahru (professor at National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics - independent research institute), Prof. Erkki Truve (former vice-rector of Tallinn University of Technology), Dr. Ulla Preeden (Rector of Tartu Health Care College and politician)
Korraldaja: National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics