Confrontation with dubious research practices makes PhD students drop out faster

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PhD students who more often have to deal with dubious research practices and inadequate supervision are more likely to leave the academy, according to research by Eindhoven University of Technology among nearly four hundred PhD students. Supervisors appear to have a great deal of influence on the research climate experienced by PhD students. "PhD students who more often experience unethical supervision are more likely to consider leaving the academy," the researchers said.

Period16 Mar 2021

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  • TitleConfrontation with dubious research practices makes PhD students drop out faster
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletScience Guide
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryNetherlands
    Date16/03/21
    DescriptionPhD students who more often have to deal with dubious research practices and inadequate supervision are more likely to leave the academy, according to research by Eindhoven University of Technology among nearly four hundred PhD students. Supervisors appear to have a great deal of influence on the research climate experienced by PhD students. "PhD students who more often experience unethical supervision are more likely to consider leaving the academy," the researchers said.
    URLhttps://www.scienceguide.nl/2022/02/confrontatie-met-dubieuze-onderzoekspraktijken-doet-promovendi-sneller-afhaken/
    PersonsAndrea Kis, Elena M. Tur, Daniël Lakens, Krist Vaesen, Wybo Houkes