How could South Africa produce more PhDs?
CITATION: Cherry, M. 2010. How could South Africa produce more PhDs? South African Journal of Science, 106(11/12), doi:10.4102/sajs.v106i11/12.522.
The original publication is available at http://www.sajs.co.za
The Academy of Science of South Africa’s PhD report, released in October, provides an incisive analysis of why the country’s doctoral production remains low. Most of its recommendations are sound, although that of large-scale training of South African doctorates overseas is probably a pipedream.