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Centre for Transformative Innovation & Swinburne Law School: Research Seminar

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Date: Thursday 3 August 2017
Venue: Moot Court, TD120, Swinburne University, Hawthorn Campus

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Career Prospects in Science and Engineering

by Associate Professor Catherine de Fontenay, Melbourne Business School


We examine labour outcomes of science graduates, using data from the Survey of Doctorate Recipients and the NSF Science and Engineering Indicators. We show that career prospects have significantly worsened in a number of fields and we provide an explanation.

About the speaker

Catherine de Fontenay is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne. Her research covers a number of topics in the Economics of Organisation, in particular the organisation of academic science.

This research seminar is brought to you by Swinburne Law School and the Centre for Transformative Innovation. Join our monthly seminar series - check the Faculty of Business and Law events page for future seminars.

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