Trends in Physics PhDs

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Trends in Physics PhDs

February 2014
Patrick J. Mulvey and Starr Nicholson

focus on Trends in Physics PhDsAn updated version of this report is now available:

This focus on looks at the physics PhD production in the U.S.  It presents trend data on the number of physics PhD awarded in the U.S. including data on citizenship, women, and minorities.  It also includes data on time to degree, subfield of dissertation, and general satisfaction with degree.  This report presents findings from the AIP annual survey of Enrollments and Degrees and the Degree Recipient Follow-up Survey.

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