Beyond Doctorates Downunder

Maximising the Impact of Your Doctorate from Australia and New Zealand

Edited by: Terry Evans, Carey Denholm

Beyond Doctorates Downunder is the third book in the highly successful Doctorates Downunder trilogy published by ACER Press. Doctorates Downunder (2006) helps candidates complete their doctorates and Supervising Doctorates Downunder (2007) helps supervisors with their vital tasks to assist candidates during research training. This third book is designed to assist doctoral graduates use their doctorates in their lives and careers, and is designed as a comprehensive guide to maximizing the benefits of completing a doctorate and communicating its research. Beyond Doctorates Downunder is written for candidates in their final year of doctoral study and for doctoral graduates in their first five years after completion. The 27 chapters are clustered around the key steps in finalizing the doctoral process: concluding and reflecting, learning from experience, result production, strategic planning, and setting the course for the first five years after graduation. Thirty three contributors from universities, enterprise, consultancy, government, and other professions in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand have produced clear and engaging chapters on how pending and recent doctoral graduates can ensure that they and the community will benefit from their doctorates.

214 pages

Publication Date: 8/1/2009
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9780864318688