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Developing Scientific Thinking and Research Skills through the Research Thesis or Dissertation

Wisker, G., 29 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) Development of Scientific Thinking in Higher Education: The Role of Research Skills and Evidence-Based Thinking. Ballou, K. & Murtonnen, M. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

earning a doctorate
student
candidacy

Disgust, desire and dead women: Angela Carter's re-writing women's fatal scripts from Poe and Lovecraft

Wisker, G., 1 Aug 2019, The Arts of Angela Carter: A cabinet of curiosities. Mulvey-Roberts, M. (ed.). Manchester: Manchester University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Angela Carter
Disgust
Fairytales
Confusion
Sexual

Diversity, hybridity and new revelations in conceptual threshold crossings in cross and interdisciplinary research learning

Wisker, G., 1 Oct 2019, Threshold concepts on the edge. Land, R., Timmermans, J. & Wuetherick, B. (eds.). Rotterdam: Sense

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

interdisciplinary research
learning
research approach

Encounters with coloniality: students’ experiences of transitions from rural contexts into higher education in South Africa

Timmis, S., Mgqwashu, E., Naidoo, K., Muhuro, PA., Trahar, S., Lucas, L., Wisker, G. & de Wet, T., 15 Oct 2019, In : Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning. 7, Special Issue, p. 76-101 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
education
experience
student
spontaneity
university

Gothic and young adult literature: Werewolves, vampires, monsters, rebellion, broken hearts and true romance

Wisker, G., 1 Aug 2019, Gothic and the Arts . Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 378-395

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Gothic
Vampires
Werewolf
Young Adult Literature
Romance

Journeying with the creative writing doctorate: whose story is it?

Wisker, G., 1 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) 2 p. Sydney : The Australian Council of Deans and Directors of Creative Arts .

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
Creative Writing
Creativity
Doctoral Thesis
Spring
Journey

Knocking at the door of your prison house of history: Carlos Fuentes’ Aura (1962) and Angela Carter’s “The Lady of the House of Love” (1979)

Wisker, G., 5 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) Hybrids and Doubles . Bussing, I. & Alcala, A. (eds.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Prison
History
Angela Carter
Aura
Carlos Fuentes

Margaret Atwood and History

Wisker, G., 20 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) Cambridge Companion to Margaret Atwood . Howells, C. A. (ed.). 2 ed. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

History
Margaret Atwood
Canada
Bride
Herding

Postfeminist Gothic

Wisker, G., 31 Jul 2019, Twenty-First-Century Gothic: an Edinburgh Companion. Wester, M. & Aldana Rayes, X. (eds.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Gothic
Feminism
Sexism
World View
Morphing

The purpose and impact of postgraduate knowledge

Wisker, G., Robinson, G. & Leibowitz, B., 14 Oct 2019, In : Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral education. 10, 3, p. 160-172 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
graduate
job change
employability
research focus
social effects

Urban Gothic: Singapore

Wisker, G., 10 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) Urban Gothic. Palgrave Macmillan, 21 p. (Gothic).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Gothic
History
Singapore
Insect
Infrared

‘None shall pass’ and ‘The skull beneath the skin’: Monty Python, the British Class System and Death

Wisker, G., 3 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) And Now For Something Completely Different: Critical Approaches to Monty Python. Weinstock, J. & Egan, K. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Monty Python
Skull
Religion
Troupe
Leveling
2018
Open Access
File
learning
candidacy
work research
examination
cause
Open Access
File
research freedom
earning a doctorate
learning
student
honor

In sickness and in health, and a ‘duty of care': phd student health, stress and wellbeing issues and supervisory experiences

Wisker, G. & Robinson, G., 1 Jan 2018, Spaces, journeys and new horizons for postgraduate supervision. Bitzer, E. (ed.). Stellenbosch South Africa: Sun Media Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

illness
health
experience
student
mental health

Middle Age, Mer People and the Middle Passage: Nalo Hopkinson’ Afrofuturist Journeying in The New Moon’s Arms

Wisker, G., 1 Sep 2018, (Accepted/In press) Afrofuturism in Time and Space . Lavender III, I. & Yascek, L. (eds.). Ohio: Ohio State University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

History
Middle Passage
Medieval Period
Science Fiction
Monkey

Rendell [née Grasemann; pseud. Barbara Vine], Ruth Barbara, Baroness Rendell of Babergh (1930–2015)

Wisker, G., 5 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) 14 p. Oxford : Oxford University Press (OUP).

Research output: Other contribution

Writer
Essex
Roads
Denmark
Schoolmaster

Speaking the Unspeakable: Women, Sex and the Dismorphmythic in Lovecraft, Angela Carter, Caitlin R. Kiernan and Beyond

Wisker, G., 1 Sep 2018, 9781138475953: The Critical Influence of H. P. Lovecraft. Moreland, S. (ed.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 209-234 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Angela Carter
Creatures
Sexual
Tropes
Grotesque

The undergraduate research handbook

Wisker, G., 1 Nov 2018, 2nd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 368 p. (Palgrave study skills)

Research output: Book/ReportBook - authored

learning
research project
development of creativity
earning a doctorate
honor

Troublesome and transformative: exploring conceptual threshold crossings in doctoral projects engaged with real world problems in professional practice

Wisker, G., 28 Jun 2018, Threshold concepts in problem-based learning. Savin-Baden, M. & Toombs, G. (eds.). Netherlands: Brill

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

learning
candidacy
curriculum
student

‘Crossing Over' into Research on Teaching and Learning

Leibowitz, B., Wisker, G. & Lamberti, P., 1 Jan 2018, Spaces, journeys and new horizons for postgraduate supervision. Bitzer, E. (ed.). Stellenbosch South Africa: Sun Media Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Teaching
learning
education
post-graduate studies
time management
2017
Open Access
File
taxonomy
participation
social justice
education
teaching research

Helping students demonstrate mastery of doctoral threshold concepts

Wisker, G. & Kiley, M., 10 Aug 2017, Developing research writing: a handbook for supervisors and advisers. Carter, S. & Laurs, D. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 173-178 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Open Access
File
evidence
student
examiner
candidacy
Open Access
File
Gothic
Indigenous Knowledge
Imagining
Margaret Atwood
Speculation

Penumbra: Doctoral support as drama: From the ‘lightside' to the ‘darkside'. From front of house to trapdoors and recesses

Wisker, G., Robinson, G. & Bengsten, S. S. E., 30 Aug 2017, In : Innovations in Education and Teaching International. 54, 6, p. 527-538 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
drama
student
learning
informal learning
research focus

The ‘creative-minded supervisor’: Gatekeeping and boundary breaking when supervising creative doctorates

Wisker, G. & Robinson, G., 1 Mar 2017, Postgraduate Supervision: future foci for the knowledge society. Fourie-Malherbe, M., Albertyn, R. & Aitchison, C. (eds.). Stellenbosch South Africa: Sun Media, p. 335-349 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

creativity
research project
student
risk research
gatekeeper

Three dimensions and the three stages of the doctoral research journey

Wisker, G., 1 May 2017, Get Ready … Get Set … Go!: preparing for your doctoral studies and doctoral education. Lategan, L. O. K. (ed.). Bloemfontein, South Africa: Sun Media, p. 61-77 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

experience
research project
Barbados
Jamaica
Denmark

Threshold crossings and doctoral education: learning from the examination of doctoral education

Wisker, G., Kiley, M. & Masika, R., 1 Feb 2017, Being Scholarly: Festschrift in honour of the work of Eli M Blitzer. Frick, L., Trafford, V. & Fourie-Malherbe, M. (eds.). Stellenbosch, South Africa: Sun Media, p. 117-124 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

supervision
examination
learning
education
student
2016

Agency and Articulation in Doctoral Writing: Building the Messy Research Journey into a Well-Constructed Thesis

Wisker, G., 1 Jan 2016, Research literacies and writing pedagogies for masters and doctoral writers. Badenhorst, C. & Guerin, C. (eds.). Leiden, Boston: Brill, Vol. 31. p. 184-201 18 p. (Studies in writing).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Open Access
File
examiner
student
evidence

Beyond Blockages to Ownership, Agency and Articulation: Liminal Spaces and Conceptual Threshold Crossing in Doctoral Learning

Wisker, G., 1 Apr 2016, Threshold Concepts in Practice. Land, R., Meyer, J. H. F. & Flanagan, M. T. (eds.). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, p. 165-178 14 p. (Educational Futures: Rethinking Theory and Practice).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

learning
student
evidence
orphan
confidence

Contemporary women's gothic fiction: Carnival, Hauntings and Vampire Kisses

Wisker, G., 1 Nov 2016, London: Palgrave Macmillan. 269 p. (Palgrave Gothic)

Research output: Book/ReportBook - authored

Gothic
Carnival
Vampires
Kiss
Gothic Fiction

Dark Chocolate from the Literary Crypt: Teaching Contemporary Gothic Horror

Wisker, G., 25 Nov 2016, Teaching 21st century genres. Shaw, K. (ed.). London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 23-43 21 p. (Teaching the New English).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

Open Access
File
Gothic
Teaching
Sexuality
Writer
Digital Media

Excellence in doctoral supervision: an examination of authoritative sources across four countries in search of performance higher than competence

McCulloch, A., Kumar, V., van Schalkwyk, S. & Wisker, G., 27 May 2016, In : Quality in Higher Education. 22, 1, p. 64-77 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
supervision
examination
performance
New Zealand
Teaching

Houses of Death: Ruth Rendell's Domestic Gothic and the Emptying Out of Romance

Wisker, G., 3 Oct 2016, In : Contemporary Women's Writing. 11, 1, p. 66-84 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Gothic
Romance
Wedding
Crime
Deceit

Postgraduate study in uncharted territory: a comparative study

Leibowitz, B., Wisker, G. & Lamberti, P., 22 Nov 2016, Postgraduate Supervision: future foci for the knowledge society. Fourie-Malherbe, M., Ruth, A., Claire, A. & Bitzer, E. (eds.). Stellenbosch, South Africa: Sun Media, p. 189-203 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

post-graduate studies
staff
professional career
academic career
knowledge economy

Supervisor wellbeing and identity: Challenges and strategies

Wisker, G. & Robinson, G., 14 Nov 2016, In : International Journal for Researcher Development. 7, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
resilience
supervision
student
cause
lack

Toil and Trouble: Professional and Personal Expectations and Identities in Academic Writing for Publication

Wisker, G., 1 Jan 2016, Identity Work in the Contemporary University Exploring an Uneasy Profession. Smith, J., Rattray, J., Peseta, T. & Loads, D. (eds.). Rotterdam: Sense, p. 143-154 12 p. (Educational Futures).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

extrinsic motivation
intrinsic motivation
education system
producer
customer

What Works? Students' experiences and perceptions of belonging, confidence and engagement during the first year at the University of Brighton

Jones, J., Masika, R., Bowden, R., Fowlie, J., Fyvie-Gauld, M., Guy, E. & Wisker, G., 1 Jan 2016, Flexible Futures: Articles from the Learning and Teaching Conference 2014. Brighton: University of Brighton, p. 80-93 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNConference contribution with ISSN or ISBN

Open Access
File
confidence
experience
student
business management
digital media
2015
learning
literature
candidacy
student
dialogue

Experiences of the Creative Doctorate: Minstrels and White Lines

Wisker, G. & Robinson, G., 12 Jan 2015, In : Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning. 2, 2, p. 49-67 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
creativity
candidacy
art
experience
student

Researcher Identity in Transition: Signals to Identify and Manage Spheres of Activity in a Risk-Career

Castelló, M., Kobayashi, S., McGinn, M. K., Pechar, H., Vekkaila, J. & Wisker, G., 12 Oct 2015, In : Frontline Learning Research. 3, 3, p. 39-54 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
career
academic career
research project
lack
education
Open Access
File
social dialogue
social justice
Teaching
literature
2014

Female academics’ research capacities in the Kurdistan region of Iraq: socio-cultural issues, personal factors and institutional practices

Masika, R., Wisker, G., Dabbagh, L., Akreyi, K. J., Golmohamad, H., Bendixen, L. & Crawford, K., 24 Jan 2014, In : Gender and Education. 26, 1, p. 52-69 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

academic (female)
Kurdistan
Iraq
university
leadership
social justice
sustainability
Values
student
critical faculties

Picking up the pieces: supervisors and doctoral ‘orphans'

Wisker, G. & Robinson, G., 1 Jan 2014, In : International Journal for Researcher Development. 3, 2, p. 139-153 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

orphan
student
resilience
best practice
well-being

Supervisor or counsellor? emotional boundary work in supervision

Strandler, O., Johansson, T., Wisker, G. & Claesson, S., 1 Jan 2014, In : International Journal for Researcher Development. 5, 2, p. 70-82 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

emotional work
counselor
supervision
regulation
university system
2013

The impact of cross-disciplinary culture on student-supervisor perceptions

Wisker, G. & Claesson, S., 1 Jan 2013, In : International Journal of Doctoral Studies. 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supervision
cultural diversity
student
balance of power
professionalization
2012

Doctoral “orphans”: nurturing and supporting the success of postgraduates who have lost their supervisors

Wisker, G. & Robinson, G., 18 May 2012, In : Higher Education Research & Development. 32, 2, p. 300-313 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
orphan
student
confidence
resilience
empowerment

Examiner practices and culturally inflected doctoral theses

Wisker, G. & Robinson, G., 5 Dec 2012, In : Discourse.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

examiner
balance of power
qualitative research
student
methodology