Science and technology policy

Workshop on Researcher Careers for the 21th Century (Madrid, Spain), 26-27 April 2006

 

   

JOINT OECD-SPANISH MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE WORKSHOP
“RESEARCHER CAREERS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY”

26-27 April 2006

Ministry of Education and Science
Paseo de la Castellana 160,Room F
Madrid, Spain

Objectives

This one and a half day workshop aimed to address the following key issues:

  • What is the emerging face of researcher careers for the 21st century?
  • Can we identify different models cross nationally?
  • How are researcher careers changing and do they remain attractive options for S&T graduates?
  • Is the tenure system an asset or impediment to enhancing the flexibility of researcher employment?
  • What evidence is there on diversification of S&T graduates’ career paths?
  • How can education and training policies prepare S&T graduates for more diverse and less linear career opportunities?
  • Are there “good practices” at the government and institution level?

Documents available

With the collaboration and support of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology

And the support from: