Carolyn Johnstone

Carolyn Johnstone
Federation University Australia · Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
There are pressing challenges in the globalized world including conflict, sustainable development and human security. Carolyn is interested in how international organizations, governments and NGOs work in partnership, using adult education as a policy lever to address these challenges. She also recognizes the potential for transformation through education at the individual level. Research interests include: adult education; work-based learning; international development; teacher education.

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Publications (7)
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A “gatekeeper” controls access to an organization; “gatekeeper approval” is often needed before external research can take place within an organization. We explore the need for gatekeeper approval for research with university staff employing, as a case study, a project which collected data in Australia. This case study addresses known issues, seemi...
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The workplace for early-career researchers (ECRs) in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) is highly competitive; ECRs urgently need to publish and attract funding to secure their next job. The literature suggests this environment is more difficult for women than for men. They start the postdoctoral period in equal numb...
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Early-career researchers (ECRs) make up a large portion of the academic workforce and their experiences often reflect the wider culture of the research system. Here we surveyed 658 ECRs working in Australia to better understand the needs and challenges faced by this community. Although most respondents indicated a 'love of science', many also expre...
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We sought to understand the pressures on Early Career Researchers (ECR) in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, & Medicine (STEMM) disciplines, collecting data from 658 ECRs working in Australia. Respondents indicated a love of science, but most also indicated an intention to leave their position. Decisions were primarily motivated by...
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We sought to understand the pressures on Early Career Researchers (ECR) in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, & Medicine (STEMM) disciplines, collecting data from 658 ECRs working in Australia. Respondents indicated a "love of science", but most also indicated an intention to leave their position. Decisions were primarily motivated...

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