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“PhD, meet QPR”: The quality in postgraduate research conference and the development of doctoral education

McCulloch, A. and Picard, M.Y.ORCID: 0000-0002-3087-7407 (2015) “PhD, meet QPR”: The quality in postgraduate research conference and the development of doctoral education. International Journal for Researcher Development, 6 (1). pp. 2-8.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJRD-03-2015-0008
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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the relationship between the quality in postgraduate research conference (QPR) and the developing doctoral education agenda, as well as serving as an introduction to this special edition of the International Journal for Researcher Development.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper adopts a conceptual and rhetorical approach.

Findings

The paper argues that, over its two decades of existence, the QPR conference has been at the forefront of developments in doctoral education and has also influenced practice and policy in the area.

Originality/value

The paper is the first to review the QPR conference and its place in the development of doctoral education.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
Copyright: © 2020 Emerald Publishing Limited
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/56290
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