Posted on | May 11, 2011 | 2 Comments

Distribution of Australian PhDs in Cultural Studies RFCD Discipline, 1987-2006

The five-yearly analysis of the figures shows that there were 34 theses in 1987-1991, more than doubling to 76 in 1992–1996, then doubling again to 185 in 1997 to 2001, then reaching a peak of 252 in 2002 to 2006.

Source: Terry Evans & Peter Macauley, ‘Australian PhD Theses in Selected Professional and Academic Disciplines 1987-2006 and the Implications for Future Research Capacity’ Journal of the World Universities Forum, Volume 3, Number 5, 2010.


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  1. ana australiana
    May 11th, 2011 @ 9:55 pm

    Interesting! I’ve been looking for a graphic like that that shows the ratio of graduates in the humanities to academic jobs. Mostly to show anyone who wants to know why I don’t have one (an acadaca job, not a graduate in the humanities) 😉

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