The training benefits of big science

Connor, H., Court, G. and Morris, Stephen (1994) The training benefits of big science. Report, 275 . Institute for Employment Studies, Brighton. ISBN 9781851842001

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This report is about postgraduate training in big science — particle physics, space science and astronomy — and whether any significant differences exist in training outcomes, for the two discipline areas. It comprises a survey of PhD students at a number of universities which showed similarities between big and small science in terms of academic abilities, personal characteristics and motivation for taking a PhD. Employer case studies similarly highlighted few differences between PhD recruits in big and small science in the range and quality of their work-related competences.

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Subjects: University of Westminster > Architecture and the Built Environment > Policy Studies Institute (PSI) (No longer in use)
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Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2011 15:13
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