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Canadian Ph.D.'s See Downside in Global Goals

Their work may be undervalued as country pursues excellence

Spyros Bourboulis for The Chronicle

Yves Gingras, a professor of the history and sociology of science at the U. of Quebec, has found that the share of Canadian academics who earned Ph.D.'s in Canada has declined sharply.
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As globalization has picked up pace in the past decade, universities worldwide have aspired to become or remain internationally competitive. A central plank of their strategies is often to step up the recruitment of top-notch foreign scholars who...

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