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Research Supervision programme Books

March 2012

Boud, D. & Lee, A. (Eds) (2009) Changing practices of doctoral education, London: Routledge. Delamont, S., Atkinson, P., and Parry, O. (1997) Supervising the PhD: a guide to success, Buckingham: Open University Press. Eley, A.R. & Jennings, R. (2005) Effective postgraduate supervision: improving the student/supervisor relationship, Buckingham: Open University Press. Green, H. & Powell, S. (2005) Doctoral study in contemporary higher education, Buckingham: Open University Press. Hinchcliffe, R., Bromley, T., & Hutchinson, S. (eds) Skills training in research degree programmes: politics and practice, Buckingham: Open University Press. Kamler, B. & Thomson, P. (2006) Helping doctoral students write: pedagogies for supervision, London: Routledge. Murray, R. & Moore, S. (2006) The handbook of academic writing: a fresh approach, Buckingham: Open University Press. Noble, K.A., (1994) Changing doctoral degrees: an international perspective, Buckingham: Open University Press. Parry, S. (2007) Disciplines and doctorates, Dordrecht: Springer. Phillips, E.M. and Pugh, D.S. (2000) How to get a PhD: a handbook for students and their supervisors, (3rd edition) Buckingham: Open University Press. (Note, I think there is now a 4th edition) Scott, D., Brown. A., Lunt, I., & Thorne, L. (2004) Professional doctorates: integrating professional and academic knowledge, Buckingham: Open University Press/ SHRE. Taylor, S. & Beasley, N. (2005) A handbook for doctoral supervisors, London: Routledge. Tinkler, P. & Jackson, C. (2004) The doctoral examination process: a handbook for students, examiners and supervisors, Buckingham: Open University Press. Walker, M. & Thomson, P. (2010) The Routledge doctoral supervisor’s companion, London: Routledge.

Guides from the Society for Research in Higher Education Gough, M. & Denicolo, P. (2008) Research supervisors and the skills agenda: learning needs analysis and personal development profiling, London: SRHE. Jackson, C. & Tinkler, P. (2008) A guide for internal and external doctoral examiners, London: SRHE. Farrar, V. & Young, R. (2008) Supervising disabled research students, London: SRHE. Okorocha, E. (2008) Supervising international research students (2nd edition), London: SRHE. McCulloch, A. & Stokes, P. (2008) The silent majority: meeting the needs of part-time research students, London: SRHE. Lee, A. (2008) Supervision teams: making them work, London: SRHE. Bromley, T. (2008) Evaluating training and development programmes for postgraduate and newer researchers, London: SRHE. Fell, T. & Haines, I. (2008) The Bologna process and beyond: implications for postgraduate education, London: SRHE. Rousseau & Eley, A. (2008) Capturing best practice in postgraduate supervision – taking a fresh look, London: SRHE.

Articles Acker, S. (1999) Students and supervisors: the ambiguous relationship. Perspectives on the supervisory process in Britain and Canada, Review of Australian Research in Education, 5: 75-94. Aitchison, C. & Lee, A. (2006) Research writing: problems and pedagogies, Teaching in Higher Education, 11(3): 265-278. Boud, D. & Lee, A. (2005) Peer learning as pedagogic discourse for research education, Studies in Higher Education, 30(3):501-515. Deem, R. & Brehony, K. (2000) Doctoral students’ access to research cultures – are some more unequal than others? Studies in Higher Education, 25(2): 150-165.

Deuchar, R. (2008) Facilitator, director or critical friend? Contradictions and congruence in doctoral supervision styles, Teaching in Higher Education, 13(4): 489-500. Dinham, S. & Scott, C. (2001) The experience of disseminating the results of doctoral research, Journal of Further and Higher Education, 25(1): 45-55. Grant, B. & Knowles, S. (2000) Flights of imagination: academic writers be(com)ing writers, International Journal for Academic Development, 5(1): 619. Kamler, B. & Thomson, P. (2004) Driven to abstraction: doctoral supervision and writing pedagogies, Teaching in Higher Education, 9(2): 195-209. Lee, D. (1998) Sexual harassment in PhD supervision, Gender and Education, 10(3):299-312. Leonard, D., Becker, R., & Coate, K. (2005) ‘To prove myself at the highest level’: the benefits of doctoral study, Higher Education Research and Development, 24(2):135-150. Park, C. (2005) New variant PhD: the changing nature of the doctorate in the UK, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 27(2):189-207. Pearson, M. (1996) Professionalising PhD education to enhance the quality of the student experience, Higher Education, 32: 303-320. Pearson, M. & Brew, A., (2002) Research training and supervision development, Studies in Higher Education, 27(2): 135-150. Pole, C. (1998) Joint supervision and the PhD: safety net or panacea? Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 23(3):259-271. San Miguel, C. & Nelson, C.D.(2007) Key writing challenges of practice-based doctorates, Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 6(1):71-86. Usher, R. (2002) A diversity of doctorates: fitness for the knowledge economy, Higher Education Research and Development, 21(2): 143-153.

Books for students Hart, C. (2001) Doing a literature review, London: Sage. Leonard, D. (2001) A woman’s guide to doctoral studies, Buckingham: Open University Press. Murray, R. (2002) How to write a thesis, Buckingham: Open University Press. Murray, R. (2009) How to survive your viva: defending a thesis in an oral exam, Buckingham: Open University Press. Phillips, E.M. and Pugh, D.S. (2000) How to get a PhD: a handbook for students and their supervisors, (3rd edition) Buckingham: Open University Press. (Note, I think there is now a 4th edition) Rugg, G. & Petre, M. (2004) The unwritten rules of PhD research, Buckingham: Open University Press. Thomson, P. & Walker, M. (2010) The Routledge doctoral students companion, London: Routledge. Tinkler, P. & Jackson, C. (2004) The doctoral examination process: a handbook for students, examiners and supervisors, Buckingham: Open University Press.