Digital higher degree research (HDR) scholarly support and community building

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In this chapter, the development of a digital support system for higher degree research (HDR) student training and development is conversed in the context of the young faculty of medicine at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. First, the case and the issues that need to be addressed in providing digital support to the HDR cohort are discussed. Then, the development of the digital platform is presented. Finally, an overall reflection is made with respect to the effectiveness and future directions in implementing the digital platform with a focus on developing a scholarly community of support for the faculty's higher degree research students, supervisors, and the wider research community.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnhancing the role of ICT in doctoral research processes
EditorsKwong Nui Sim
Place of PublicationHershey, PA
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781522570653, 1522570659, 9781522570660
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • research culture
  • Higher Degree Research
  • learning - Australia


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