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Solveig Cornér; Lotta Tikkanen; Henrika Anttila; Kirsi Pyhältö – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2024
Purpose: This study aims to advance the understanding on individual variations in PhD candidates' personal interest in their doctorate and supervisory and research community support, and several individual and structural attributes potentially having an impact on the profiles. Design/methodology/approach: The authors explored the interrelationship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Students, Doctoral Programs, Student Motivation
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Erika Löfström; Lotta Tikkanen; Henrika Anttila; Kirsi Pyhältö – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2024
Purpose: Empirical evidence on how supervisors have perceived the changes and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on their supervision is scarce. This paper aims to examine how the changing landscape of doctoral education has affected supervision from the supervisors' perspective. Design/methodology/approach: This survey addressed change,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervisors, Supervision, Doctoral Programs
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Allyson Holbrook; Erika Spray; Rachel Burke; Kylie M. Shaw; Jayne Carruthers – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2024
Purpose: Highly developed and agile learners who can clearly convey and call on their skills are sought in all walks of life. Diverse demand for these capacities has called attention to how the skills and knowledge gained during doctoral study can be conveyed, translated and leveraged in non-academic settings; however, the complex learning reality…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Learning Processes, Transfer of Training, Student Development
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Turner, Heather – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: This study aims to explore the motivation and satisfaction of part-time PhD students in the USA through the lens of self-determination theory (SDT). Design/methodology/approach: Following an explanatory sequential mixed methods design, data sources consisted of a survey (N = 100) and focus groups (N = 20) of part-time PhD students.…
Descriptors: Part Time Students, Doctoral Students, Student Motivation, Student Satisfaction
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Tyndall, Deborah; Powell, Shannon Baker – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: This study aims to examine entry-level PhD students' experiences with participating in Critical Friends, a peer review protocol, used to support learning the threshold concept of literature review. It also sought to determine if, and how, students used the peer review protocol electively during their first year of doctoral study.…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Peer Evaluation, Academic Language, Psychological Patterns
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Ashonibare, Adekola Afolabi – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate existing practices of transversal skills training in doctoral education and provide recommendations for improvement for universities, industry and doctoral students in Europe. The results offer a detailed picture that has implications for the design of doctoral education programs that aim to support…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Students, Transfer of Training, Foreign Countries
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Pyhältö, Kirsi; Tikkanen, Lotta; Anttila, Henrika – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic has had its impact on research and researchers, potentially influencing the future of academia. Yet, to the best of the authors' knowledge, there are no empirical studies on the alignment between supervisors' and supervisees' estimates of the impact of COVID-19. This study aims to contribute to bridging this gap by…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Supervisors, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Pyhältö, Kirsi; Peltonen, Jouni; Anttila, Henrika; Frick, Liezel Liezel; de Jager, Phillip – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: Doctoral students' ill-being in terms of stress, exhaustion and high levels of mental health problems has been well documented. Yet, the well-being of doctoral students is more than the absence of these negative symptoms. The number of studies exploring the combination of positive and negative attributes of doctoral students' well-being…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Burnout, Foreign Countries, Doctoral Students
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Guccione, Kay; Bryan, Billy – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to understand the interaction between the component domains of doctoral value to identify those which have a greater influence on overall perceptions of the value of a doctorate. This study also investigates what may lead an individual to say the doctorate was not worth doing. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, College Graduates, Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Programs
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Lees, James; Gorini, Lucrezia; Torjussen, Stian; Oliveira, Margarida; Pinto, Paula; Potes Barbas, Maria; Martins, Madalena; Jones, Melanie S.; Sheppard, Victoria; Petronilho, Ana; Trindade, Margarida – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an example of best practice towards enhancing employability in the cross-sectoral labour market for doctorate-holders. This was achieved through an Erasmus+ KA2 (Strategic Partnership) skills development project which created a training programme (TRANSPEER) involving a multi-disciplinary cohort of…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Employment Potential, Labor Market, Doctoral Students
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Griffin, Kimberly A.; Stone, Joakina; Dissassa, Di-Tu; Hall, Terra Nicole; Hixson, Ashley – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: This study aims to focus on the experiences of biomedical science students nearing the end of their doctoral programs and the factors that influence their well-being. In addition to identifying general challenges, the study aims to expand understanding of how interactions with principal investigators (PIs) can influence students'…
Descriptors: Wellness, Researchers, College Faculty, Leadership
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Keles, Ufuk – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to seek answers to how receiving his PhD at the University of Alabama influenced the author's ongoing academic discourse socialization as an international graduate student coming from Turkey. To that end, the author incorporates second language and academic discourse socialization theories with the concept of…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Foreign Countries, Socialization, English (Second Language)
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Cardoso, Sónia; Sin, Cristina – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: Internationalisation is one of the significant manifestations of the ongoing transformation of doctoral education. The purpose of this paper is to focus on the perspectives of Portuguese universities and doctoral students regarding the importance of internationalisation and the strategies to achieve it in doctoral education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Students, Global Approach
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Cropps, Torrie A. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine how intersecting oppressed identities shape the socialization experiences of Black women doctoral candidates in agricultural disciplines at historically white institutions. This paper addresses a gap in literature examining the experiences of Black women within the context of higher agricultural…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Females, Socialization, Self Concept
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Cavallo, Sara E.; Cruz, Laura E.; Kim, Jamie; Brua, Chas – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore how the phenomenon of academic professional development looks through the eyes of graduate students navigating the increasing complexity of postgraduate careers. This study pays particular attention to how current students navigate the interplay between their beliefs, intentions and behaviors when…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Professional Development, Career Choice, Career Development
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