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Padró, Fernando F., Ed.; Erwee, Ronal, Ed.; Harmes, Meredith A., Ed.; Harmes, Marcus K., Ed.; Danaher, Patrick Alan, Ed. – Springer, 2018
This handbook brings together contributors from the United States, Australasia and Europe who use theoretical insights and empirical data to examine current practices as well as possible future directions of postgraduate education. A full range of postgraduate study options are explored, including PhD and professional doctorates, masters awards,…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Educational Practices
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Ross, Randal G.; Greco-Sanders, Linda; Laudenslager, Mark; Reite, Martin – Academic Psychiatry, 2009
Objective: The National Institute of Mental Health funds institutional National Research Service Awards (NRSA) to provide postdoctoral research training. While peer-reviewed publications are the most common outcome measure utilized, there has been little discussion of how publications should be counted or what factors impact the long-term…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Graduate Study, Research, Training
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Matthieu, Monica M.; Bellamy, Jennifer L.; Pena, Juan B.; Scott, Lionel D., Jr. – Social Work Research, 2008
This article describes the experiences of four social work researchers who pursued an alternative career path immediately following their doctorate in social work by accepting a postdoctoral training fellowship funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As schools of social work look for creative ways to build research capacity, this…
Descriptors: Research, Productivity, Social Work, Postdoctoral Education
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Arreman, Inger Erixon; Erixon, Per-Olof – European Educational Research Journal, 2008
This article focuses on the emergence and development of new research structures and research capacity within Swedish teacher education at the beginning of the new millennium. Since 2001, it has been possible in Sweden to undertake postgraduate and research studies within teacher education--something that was previously impossible. As a result of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Postdoctoral Education
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1996
This reference book offers information about 1,300 funding opportunities (scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships) open to Americans interested in research, creative, professional, or related activities abroad. The directory is divided into three separate sections: a descriptive list of financial aid programs established…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, College Students, Continuing Education, Creative Activities
Carter, Glenda, Comp. – 1985
Information about 18 organizations that provide funding for individual, group, or organizational research efforts is presented. The organizations include foundations, corporations, and government and nonprofit agencies. Descriptions are provided for 13 organizations that provide educational grants and 5 organizations that provide miscellaneous…
Descriptors: Business, Doctoral Programs, Donors, Eligibility
Kang, Kelly H. – 1999
This report presents data on the demographic and employment characteristics of the nation's doctoral scientists and engineers. Data were developed as part of the Longitudinal Doctorate Project. Current information on the supply and utilization of doctoral personnel in science and engineering reflects the results of the 1997 Survey of Doctorate…
Descriptors: Demography, Doctoral Degrees, Employment Patterns, Engineering Education
National Institutes of Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD. – 1994
This publication contains brief descriptions of National Institutes of Health programs for underrepresented minorities, including fellowships, programs for high school students, graduate research assistantships, postdoctoral training, and programs for college students. The publication provides a description of each program, eligibility…
Descriptors: College Students, Graduate Medical Education, Graduate Students, High School Students
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Inst. for Research on Teaching. – 1983
This final report describes a federally funded program that identified and then provided 2 years of training for minorities and women who had completed a doctorate but were not currently active in educational research. Program participants were selected from the distinct populations of: faculty from Morgan State University, Maryland, a…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational Researchers, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
National Inst. on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders, Bethesda, MD. – 1995
This publication describes the variety of research and research training grant mechanisms available from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). The first section briefly describes the following extramural research grant programs: investigator-initiated research project grants; the Small Grant program; First…
Descriptors: Career Development, Communication Disorders, Deafness, Federal Aid