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Schiff, Wendy B.; Gadzichowski, K. Marinka; Le Brasseur, Matthew G.; Carlin, Melissa C. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the impact of a university's abrupt closure on the lives of graduate students and examined the role of grit, social support and school identification as they transferred to a new institution. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was administered to a diverse sample of 130 psychology graduate…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, School Closing, Resilience (Psychology), Social Support Groups
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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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Pieper, Brandy; Krsmanovic, Masha – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine whether implicit bias exists within the graduate admissions process at a large public research university in the Southeast United States. Additionally, this research sought to identify the type of strategies graduate faculty in the USA use to assess their implicit bias and the support they may need…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, Bias, Graduate Study
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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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Willis, Deborah S.; Schram, Laura N. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: Recent research on graduate students' diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) socialization found that graduate colleges play a role in supporting graduate students' DEI professional development (Perez et al., 2020), but more studies are needed about how graduate colleges facilitate DEI socialization. One graduate college at a large,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Diversity, Socialization, Equal Education
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Griffin, Kimberly A.; Miller, Candace; Roksa, Josipa – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine how student agency influences career decision-making for doctoral students in biological sciences. The authors address the following questions: How do biological science graduate students navigate career indecision? And how does agency relate to their experiences with career indecision?…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Biological Sciences, Graduate Students
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Main, Joyce B. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The underrepresentation of women in engineering has important consequences for meeting the need for a larger, talented scientific and technological labor force. Increasing the proportion of women faculty in engineering will help increase the persistence probabilities of women undergraduate and graduate students in engineering, as well as…
Descriptors: Family Structure, Employment Patterns, Females, Graduate Students
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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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Spray, Erika; Holbrook, Allyson; Scevak, Jill; Cantwell, Robert – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: Learners' dispositional attributes form the foundations for their learning behaviour and therefore academic outcomes. This study aims to explore the dispositional attributes of postgraduate learners in coursework programs, and to understand the relationships between dispositional attributes and academic achievement at this level.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Student Attitudes
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Gooding, Patricia; Crook, Rebecca; Westwood, Melissa; Faichnie, Claire; Peters, Sarah – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: This study aims to examine the following across a six-month period in post-graduate research (PGR) students: mental health and well-being; the effect of academic pressures on depression, anxiety and well-being; and the extent to which psychological resilience buffered against academic pressures. Design/methodology/approach: This was a…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Social Support Groups, Resilience (Psychology)
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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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