International Journal for Researcher Development
About this community
The International Journal of Researcher Development aims to provide a forum for the sharing of information and dissemination of good practice in the world-wide higher education sector, for the professional development of researchers.
This journal has been taken over by Emerald Publishing from 2011.
Further volumes are available at: Emerald link
Collections in this community
Beyond research skills training: an opportunity to support the wider 'ecosystem' of the part-time research student (University of Cambridge, 2010)This paper presents the findings from a UK study of one hundred part-time research students. The participants were students attending one of a series of training days provided specifically for part-time research students. ...
A qualitative study of the relationship of personality type with career management and career choice preference in a group of bioscience postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers (University of Cambridge, 2010)This study reports on the career management and career choice preferences of a sample of bioscience postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers according to their personality type as determined using the Myers ...
Well rounded Postdoctoral Researchers with initiative, who are not always “tied to the bench” are more successful academically (University of Cambridge, 2010)This article reports the development, application and results of a baseline investigation of contract research staff in 2007 in the Medical School at the University of Sheffield which was carried out in order to develop ...
(University of Cambridge, 2010)This article explores the role of the professional contract researcher in higher education. The factors which have led to the need for directed policy growth, the perceived consequences of these policies and the shortfalls ...