Research Article

Science PhD Career Preferences: Levels, Changes, and Advisor Encouragement

  • Henry Sauermann mail,

    Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

  • Michael Roach

    Affiliation: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

  • Published: May 02, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036307

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Using Diary App to check evolution over time

Posted by AntoineDF on 16 May 2013 at 06:16 GMT

Would probably have been interesting to conduct the study over a long period of time using some mobile survey / diary mobile application such as Datafield (

Goal would have been to see if PHD students' mind evolves during the 5 stages with the ability to track changes at each individual level.

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