Techniques to encourage early and frequent writing.
As the result of recent changes in the research landscape, researchers are now commonly required to do more than just research. For example, they are often expected to take responsibility for post-research activities, including engagement with government, business, and the public. To meet these expectations, an array of skills is required, including communication, networking, leadership, and the management of stakeholders. The need to develop such skills in researchers presents a challenge to those responsible for their development. These include researcher developers, principal investigators, research supervisors, staff developers, careers professionals, research office staff, and research centre managers. These developers face additional demands from the need to help researchers develop their careers and employability. 53 solutions, each tested in practice, for meeting these challenges are presented here, accompanied by practical advice on their implementation and the potential pitfalls involved.This book's 45 contributors provide practical strategies, drawn from experience across several continents, to enhance the practices and policies of researcher development. Designed for dipping into, the book enables researcher developers, supervisors and academic developers to: enrich their approaches; innovate to enhance and embed educational value; and do more with limited resources.
|Keywords||Researcher experience; Researcher development; Creative writing; Writing|
|Publisher||The Professional and Higher Partnership|
|Web address (URL)||http://hdl.handle.net/10545/622969|
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|Publication dates||19 Jun 2017|
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|Deposited||13 Sep 2018, 14:18|
|Contributors||University of Derby|
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