International Journal for Researcher Development: Volume 1 Issue 2


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Developing research capacity in the social sciences: a professionality based model

Linda Evans

This paper focuses on two inter‐related components of developing institutional research capacity in the social sciences: developing a research culture (of a specific nature), and…

Evaluating the Impact of Newer Researcher Training & Development: Which Direction Forward? (Report of a Joint Seminar)

Martin Gough

The Vitae Yorkshire & North‐East Region Hub and the Society for Research into Higher Education Postgraduate Issues & Academic Practice Networks jointly organised this seminar on…

Post‐Doctoral Researchers’ Conceptions of Research: A Metaphor Analysis

Rod Pitcher, Gerlese S. Åkerlind

This paper uses the analysis of metaphors to study the conceptions of research held by a sample of post‐doctoral researchers at five Australian universities. It is based on an…

Building research capacity in Education: evidence from recent initiatives in England, Scotland and Wales

Zoe Fowler, Adela Baird, Stephen Baron, M.B.D Susan, Richard Procter, Jane Salisbury

Challenges facing researcher development are explored in relation to three UK case study initiatives of building research capacity in Education. Drawing evidence from evaluations…

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2009 – 2016

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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