7 Aug. 2013
It is not uncommon for PhD students to not complete their research within the allocated time period: in fact 40% of the Dutch PhD student is delayed by at least half a year. Charlotte van ‘t Wout states some interesting and curious conclusions young scholars report for their delays. Rens provides some commentary.
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Van de Schoot, R., Yerkes, M.A., Mouw, J.M. & Sonneveld, H. (2013). What Took Them So Long? Explaining PhD Delays among Doctoral Candidates. PLoS One, 8(7): e68839. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0068839