Is now a good time to get a PhD? We ask those who've done it

The number of PhDs has been exceeding the available academic positions since as early as the mid-1990s.

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The number of Australian PhD graduates reached around 10,000 a year in 2019, twice as many as in 2005.

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Learn microprocessor and microcontroller programming with this beginner’s course

Don't be intimidated: there's an easy way to get started.

  • Programming microtechnology is becoming a popular and widely pursued hobby.
  • If you’ve never done it before, it’s difficult to know where to start.
  • The Internet of Things bundle has the basics of Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and more covered.
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During the pandemic, many college professors abandoned assignments from printed textbooks and turned instead to digital texts or multimedia coursework.

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Get certified in cybersecurity with this expert training guide

Prepare for the four essential certification tests in the field with over 111 hours of training.

  • Cybersecurity is a rising field in modern technology.
  • There are four examinations to pass to verify your qualification for a job in cybersecurity.
  • To pass these examinations, prepare with the CompTIA Security Infrastructure Expert Bundle.
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Neuroplasticity can be turned on and off in the brain of a fruit fly

Neuroplasticity is a major driver of learning and memory in humans.

Jack Dykinga, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Neuroplasticity – the ability of neurons to change their structure and function in response to experiences – can be turned off and on by the cells that surround neurons in the brain, according to a new study on fruit flies that I co-authored.

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