Large number of potential researchers lost in Denmark

10.10.2002
Only one in five candidates from the universities start their ph.d trainings, whereas one in three actually plan to without deciding upon it. In this manner, Denmark loses 2000 potential ph.d. candidates every year.
Only one in five candidates from the universities start their ph.d trainings, whereas one in three actually plan to without deciding upon it. In this manner, Denmark loses 2000 potential ph.d. candidates every year.

This is presented in a new analysis of Danish ph.d. training conducted by the Danish Ministry of Science.

- We know that in coming years, there will be a shortage of researchers both in the industry and in public research institutions. Therefore it is important to recruit as many qualified candidates as possible, says the Danish Minister of Science, Helge Sander in a press release from the Ministry.
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