Welcome to our site
This site is a collation of resources in various genre (academic papers, invited blog posts, videos, and presentations), including our own work (shown highlighted), and great work done by others in the field of higher education, doctoral education, academic writing, and scholarly publishing.

Shannon Mason
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Nagasaki University, Japan
Shannon Mason is an education researcher who completed a thesis by publication (TBP) in Australia, being among the first in her departments to do so. Since that time, she has moved into full-time career in academia, and has conducted a number of studies aimed at supporting current and future doctoral researchers to navigate the unique complexities of the TBP.

Sin Wang Chong
Professor (TESOL), Anaheim University, United States; Head of Evidence at the National Institute of Teaching in England, UK; SFHEA
Sin Wang completed his PhD by Published Work (aka Retrospective Thesis by Publication) in the UK. His recent publication is a co-edited book entitled “Landscapes and Narratives of PhD by Publication: Demystifying students’ and supervisors’ perspectives” published by Springer in 2022.

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We’d love to build our collection, so if you have ideas for resources that we could link to, or issues that we could expand on, please let us know!

*Please note that we cannot offer advice on programs or policies in specific countries or institutions. Prospective doctoral researchers are strongly encouraged to do their own searching for programs in their own contexts, and this will be great practice for what lies ahead!