International Journal for Researcher Development: Volume 3 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Doctoral supervision for researcher development

Factors affecting international doctoral students' academic engagement, satisfaction with their studies, and dropping out

Yusuke Sakurai, Kirsi Pyhältö, Sari Lindblom‐Ylänne

This article's purpose is to report the findings and implications of a study that explored factors promoting and hindering international doctoral students' academic engagement.


Changes in doctoral education: Implications for supervisors in developing early career researchers

Stanley Edward Taylor

The purpose of this paper is to identify the implications of recent changes in doctoral education for supervisors who are developing early career researchers in terms of the need…


Picking up the pieces: supervisors and doctoral “orphans”

Gina Wisker, Gillian Robinson

The purpose of this article is to present findings from the authors' research into how supervisors of doctoral students cope with change in supervisory relationships where a…

Doctoral students' key learning experiences in the natural sciences

Jenna Vekkaila, Kirsi Pyhältö, Kai Hakkarainen, Jenni Keskinen, Kirsti Lonka

This article is intended to contribute towards furthering the understanding of researcher development as demonstrated by doctoral students' learning within scholarly communities…

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Online date, start – end:

2009 – 2016

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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