5 March 2014

Africa: Q&A - Doctoral Research and Economic Growth in Africa

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In this podcast, recorded in Johannesburg, South Africa, Adam Habib, vice-chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand, talks about the relationship between PhD research and Africa's future social and economic development.

He argues that, as developing nations become ever more dependent on knowledge-based industries, the need to have high-quality skills, innovation and outputs becomes increasingly relevant to the economic cycles governing their development.

Listen here.

This article is part of the series on Africa's PhD renaissance.

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