International Journal for Researcher Development: Volume 1 Issue 3


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Examining research productivity of Chinese TEFL academics across departments and institutes

Bai, Hudson

This study aims to benchmark Chinese TEFL academics’ research productivities, as a way to identify and, subsequently, address research productivity issues. This study investigated…

Finding and Managing Information: Generic information literacy and management skills for postgraduate researchers

Heading, Siminson, Purcell, Pears

A gap in the linking of information literacy skills and bibliographic software usage was identified in the postgraduate researcher cohort. While the provision was available, many…

Evaluation of a programme of transferable skills development within the PhD: views of late stage students

Walsh, Seldon, Hargreaves, Alpay, Morley

Recent years have seen an increasing emphasis placed upon the development of transferable skills within PhD degree programmes. This paper reports on steps taken to evaluate a…


The Self in Research and Other Matters: A Study of Doctoral Students’ Conceptions

Rod Pitcher

This study uses metaphor analysis to examine doctoral students’ conceptions obtained from their responses to an on‐line survey. The conceptions examined were the conception of…

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2009 – 2016

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