International Journal for Researcher Development: Volume 2 Issue 1


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Against the odds: researcher development in teaching‐focused HEIs

Carol O'Byrne

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the emergence of a “researcher” dimension in the academic professional identities of lecturers operating in the teaching‐focused…

A changing environment: narratives of learning about research

Arwen E. Raddon

The literature demonstrates how the environment for and value of research is changing. The purpose of this paper is to explore the narratives of 30 UK researchers and academics to…

Doctoral experience as researcher preparation: activities, passion, status

Gill Turner, Lynn McAlpine

Social science doctoral graduates increasingly are moving into higher education research positions yet the nature of these roles is under researched. The purpose of this paper is…


Postgraduate researcher employability: An analysis of reflective journaling from a careers programme

Kathleen Houston, Peter Lumsden

The purpose of this paper is to present a case study‐based evaluation of a newly accredited career exploration and development module for researchers. It assesses the value of the…

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2009 – 2016

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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