LogoThe 7th Annual Thematic Workshop of the EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) was held at Dokuz Eylül University in Izmir, Turkey, from 23 to 24 January 2014. Every year, EUA-CDE dedicates its annual workshop to a specific theme which it invites EUA-CDE members to consider in detail through a combination of keynote speeches and case-study presentations from individual universities.
The 2014 Thematic Workshop developed this format by inviting researchers on doctoral education to present evidence on how outcomes of doctoral education are seen across different disciplines. Speakers presented interesting results concerning the effect of different supervision styles on the independence of doctorate holders as well as insights into how the notion of an original research contribution varies between disciplines. Read more...