Journal article

Indigenous graduate research students in Australia: a critical review of the research

N Moodie, S Ewen, J McLeod, C Platania-Phung

Higher Education Research & Development | Routledge - Taylor & Francis | Published : 2018


Over the last decade, there has been a steady increase in the number of Indigenous graduate research students in Australia, yet research and pedagogy has not kept pace with changes underway in the sector. From an extensive search of literature published between 2000 and 2017, 15 papers (representing 10 research projects conducted by seven teams or authors) were identified that addressed Indigenous graduate research student experience. Overall, the literature tends to focus on identifying barriers to completion, noting in particular the impact of financial difficulties, social isolation and racism. A research degree is a key site for the assertion and legitimation of Indigenous knowledges, an..

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