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Ahmad, Sohail; Ansari, Aisha Naz; Khawaja, Saman; Bhutta, Sadia Muzaffar – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: This paper aims to explore contribution of informal learning space -- Research Cafe -- to enrich research learning experiences of graduate students. Developing strong research skills among graduate students is a prime focus of higher education around the world. Thereby, universities are striving to maximise opportunities that can foster…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Research Training, Universities, Research Methodology
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Pifer, Meghan J.; Tevis, Tenisha L.; Baker, Vicki L. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study, nested within a broader study about higher education leadership, was to generate knowledge about the ways in which doctoral education prepared people for leadership roles in postsecondary institutions within the USA. At colleges and universities, there is an interest in ensuring diverse leadership teams and…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Job Training, Equal Education, Leadership
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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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Ong, Wee Ming; Dhakal, Subas Prasad – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: Although the international education sector is one of the significant contributors to the Australian economy, international students continue to experience various forms of social inequalities. This paper aims to focus on overseas doctoral researchers (ODRs) -- candidates and graduates -- and capture their experiences.…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Doctoral Students, Educational Experience, Student Attitudes
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McCain, Jesse; Roksa, Josipa – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine how doctoral students in the biological sciences understand their research skill development and explore potential racial/ethnic and gender inequalities in the scientific learning process. Design/methodology/approach: Based on interviews with 87 doctoral students in the biological sciences, this…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Research Skills, Biological Sciences, Equal Education
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Nerlino, Erin – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the benefits and challenges of simultaneously participating part-time in a doctoral program and teaching full-time in the K-12 classroom. Design/methodology/approach: In this study, the author used autoethnography to examine the benefits and challenges she faced as a part-time doctoral student and…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Part Time Students, English Teachers, Barriers
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Reeves, Philip M.; Claydon, Jennifer; Davenport, Glen A. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: Program evaluation stands as an evidence-based process that would allow institutions to document and improve the quality of graduate programs and determine how to respond to growing calls for aligning training models to economic realities. This paper aims to present the current state of evaluation in research-based doctoral programs in…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Doctoral Students, Program Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Nachatar Singh, Jasvir Kaur – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the perceived sustainable supervisory relationships between supervisors and postgraduate international students at a research university in Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach: Drawing on a qualitative study based on semi-structured interviews with 33 international postgraduate students and 10 academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Supervision, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship
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McAlpine, Lynn; Inouye, Kelsey – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: PhD graduates are increasingly taking non-academic roles outside and inside universities. While effective communication is a frequently mentioned concern among employers, little is known about what actual communication PhD graduates do as part of their work. The purpose of this study is to examine the nature of work-related communication…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, College Graduates, Career Choice, Job Skills
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Mars, Matthew M.; Moravec, Bryan G. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: Market forces and other external pressures have significantly transformed higher education over the past four decades. Research on the influence of cross-sector permeation on doctoral education has primarily focused on preparing and socializing students for academic careers that involve entrepreneurial activity. Conversely, PhD student…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Higher Education, STEM Education, Climate
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Wao, Hesborn; Otendo, Clement Oduor; Syonguvi, Jackline; Muriithi, Petronilla; Kadengye, Damazo T.; Brodin, Eva M. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to understand master's students' experiences of service-learning, following their participation in a workshop with local social innovators whose activities had contributed to combating poverty in East Africa and to determine how this participation affected work on the students' theses. The authors also explored possible…
Descriptors: Innovation, Social Change, Poverty, Graduate Students
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Antonio, Anthony Lising; Baek, Chanwoong – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: Although a student's sense of belonging is a key factor of persistence in higher education, research on international students' belonging tends to rely on domain-agnostic survey measures and promote interpretations that focus mainly on social integration and adjustment. This paper aims to examine how male international graduate students…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Males, Graduate Students, Sense of Community
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Brockman, Amanda J.; Naphan-Kingery, Dara E.; Pitt, Richard N. – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: While science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) postdoctoral scholars often enter their positions with strong science identities, racially marginalized scholars are often not treated as scientists, which can weaken their science identities. This study aims to examine how racial discrimination negatively affects their science…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Racial Discrimination, Postdoctoral Education, Identification (Psychology)
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Karalis Noel, Tiffany; Miles, Monica Lynn; Rida, Padmashree – Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 2022
Purpose: Mentoring postdocs is a shared responsibility and dynamic process that requires a mutual commitment between the faculty mentor and postdoc. The purpose of this study is to understand how minoritized science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) postdocs view and engage in mentoring exchanges with their faculty mentors. In the…
Descriptors: Social Exchange Theory, Minority Group Students, Postdoctoral Education, Doctoral Students
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