This report provides key insights to aid your marketing, recruitment and research activities and understand the varying motives and pitfalls of candidate mobility as well as the changing structure of PhD’s.
Here are some of the key findings:
- European researchers generally prioritise salary as a reason for moving, whereas Non-European researchers prioritise working with leading experts.
- More than 50% of Non-European researchers within Europe are concentrated in the UK and Germany.
- The PhD is evolving from a pure academic apprenticeship to the ‘must-have’ qualification for leaders in the knowledge based society.
- Universities and research centres must recognise the fact that the majority of their doctoral graduates will not become academics.