Barbara Kamler, Catherine Beavis, Andrea Allard, Jo O'Mara - 2003

Becoming authorised: an investigation of quality doctoral writing

The objective of this project is to improve the quality of the doctoral eperience by foregrounding writing. More specifically, the project aims to:

  • Examine the links between the written form of the doctoral dissertation and the writing published after the PhD

  • Map the kind and extend of writing students produe out of the dissertation

  • Explore the effects of doctoral writing on the professional identity of the writer

  • Pilot a research design and interview protocol for examining the uses of doctoral writing

  • Understand the experience of doctoral writing from the students' perspective

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