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Mentoring to Empower Researchers

Mentoring to Empower Researchers

  • Sam Hopkins - University of Surrey
  • Susan A. Brooks - Director of Researcher Development, Oxford Brookes University
  • Alison Yeung - Dr Alison Yeung, Independent Writing Consultant, Purely Academic Ltd.
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January 2020 | 184 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Mentorship can be a rewarding experience for both the mentor and the mentee. Within this context, this book provides guidance on how to set up mentorship programmes in your institutions, and the skills of an effective mentor, including: 

• Mentorship for transition points, 
• Skills development needed for publication, funding application and networking, 
• Mentorship for performing supervision duties. 

This is a practical and easy-to-use guide that draws on the editors’ extensive experience, and an invaluable tool for practitioners, career advisors and academics working in research and skills development. 

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Mentoring for those entering doctoral education
Chapter 3 Mentoring for early career researchers
Chapter 4 Mentoring for academic progression and promotion
Chapter 5 Mentoring to promote cultural awareness
Chapter 6 Mentoring for the transition out of academia
Chapter 7 Mentoring to Support Publication
Chapter 8 Mentoring to support grant success
Chapter 9 Mentoring to support networking
Chapter 10 Mentoring to support development of spoken communication skills
Chapter 11 Incorporating good mentoring principles into doctoral supervision
Chapter 12 Incorporating good mentoring principles as a Principal Investigator
Chapter 13 Reverse Mentoring

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