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Should supervisors be training PhD students to achieve impact?

Parker-Hay, Katherine (2020) Should supervisors be training PhD students to achieve impact? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Nov 2020). Blog Entry.

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In addition to thesis writing, PhD candidates in SHAPE subjects are expected to be able to communicate their research to diverse audiences and also be prepared for careers outside of Higher Education. Should PhD supervision cover these areas, or does impact training sit more naturally elsewhere in the university ecosystem? In this post, Katherine Parker-Hay, outlines the perspectives of practicing supervisors. Based on interview data, she argues that supervisor training should address widespread ambivalence about the “corporate language” which often gets associated with Impact.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2021 14:18
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:56

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