The market for university sector career advisers seems to be on the rise. This trend suggests that the activities such as searching for a field of study, choosing a PhD program or pursuing a successful post-doc career have become more complex. […]
Month: November 2019
Surviving supervision: walking the rackety bridge, together
Doing a PhD is challenging even for the most prepared and confident individuals. The PhD journey is a personal intellectual quest during which the bar is constantly raised for you and by you. Beside personal motivation, social relationships also play an important part […]
From writing articles to editing someone else’s: journal editorial work from an early-career researcher’s perspective
Two weeks ago, on November 1st, I experienced a new kind of pride that I hadn’t felt before during my doctoral studies. The first issue of a new higher education journal, Journal of Praxis in Higher Education (JPHE) […]
Save the dates: events for higher education researchers in 2020
Following the success of last year’s “Save the dates” post (thank you, Daniel Kontowski) we continue with ECHER’s aim to provide relevant information about higher education research events to early-career (and not-so-early-career) scholars.