This book takes a radical, unstuffy look at higher education. It provides sensible. strategies available to everyone for building a successful research career. For anyone. working in higher education, especially those who want to become research active. academics, to build a research group, or to create a research culture..
Preface and acknowledgements
Introduction: `plain words by a truth-telling friend'
Building a research culture and a research group: `holding their place'
Supervising and mentoring: `taken under the wing'
Research funding: `the maieutic instinct'
Writing: `superogatory contributions to scholarship'
Publishing journal papers: `some marvellous things to say'
Publishing books: `a kind of apocalyptic romance'
Other dissemination: `expeditious diffusions'
Research assessment exercises: `the susceptibilities of scholars'
Conclusions: `stoking a modest imagination'
Appendix 1: Further reading on writing and publication
Appendix 2: CVCP publication categories
Appendix 3: Book proposal
Series: Society for Research Into Higher Education
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st April 2004
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.0
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1