February 2019


Recently I was scouted as a one-day assistant on master’s thesis defence at my university. My job was to guide the master students in and out of the classrooms where their evaluators were waiting for them. Like Vergilius who guided Dante Alighieri through his Divine Comedy. Most of the graduate students in my faculty are foreign students. I took the liberty of talking to them and discussing their dissertations and their career plans. The scientific fields are chosen based on the applicability of their results My argument is solely based on my personal observations, but it seems that there is a trend for choosing a scientific field when it comes […]