International Journal for Researcher Development: Volume 7 Issue 1


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Post-PhD non-academic careers: intentions during and after degree

Lynn McAlpine

Although more than half of the PhD graduates do not take up traditional academic positions, the little we know of how they navigate into the non-academic workforce is somewhat…

Social philosophy curriculum in social science and humanities structured doctoral programmes

Wendy Bastalich

The purpose of this paper is to describe an experiment in a non-credit bearing series of social philosophy workshops offered to social science and humanities disciplines in an…

The research motivation scale: validation with faculty from American schools of education

Nancy L. Leech, Carolyn A. Haug

This paper aims to compare the psychometric properties of the Research Motivation Scale (RMS) from faculty in schools of education in American research universities to previous…

Applying cultural capital and field to doctoral student socialization

Bryan Gopaul

Although the production of a dissertation and the transition to an independent researcher undergird the outcomes of doctoral education, this study aims to emphasize issues of…

PhD prepared: research skill development across the undergraduate years

John Willison, Femke Buisman-Pijlman

Many countries are looking for ways to enable students to engage more effectively with PhD study. This paper aims to consider the effects of explicit discipline-specific research…


Training needs of early career researchers in research-intensive universities

Debasrita Bhakta, Ellen Boeren

The purpose of this paper is to explore the training needs of early career researchers (ECRs) in British research-intensive universities. This paper presents a new measurement…

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