Instructions or accessing the resources

On this page, you can find the published LAURDS materials. Access to the resources is limited to academic members at Latin American and European universities who have registered on this website.

Please follow the below guidelines to gain access to the resources:

  1. Register as a user on the website
  2. Send an email from your work email address to laurds@laurds.org including your:
    • University and job position
    • Username for this website

Soon after receiving your email, our team will soon grant you the access rights to the materials and the below download links become functional.

Downloads

LAURDS books

Using the below links, you can download the two LAURDS books. These open resources are available for all registered and approved users.

Research strategy, culture development and Doctoral Support Tools and Techniques for Latin American Universities

Compendio de ponencias presentadas en la Primera Conferencia Internacional sobre “Perspectivas sobre Estrategias, Cultura de Investigación y Estudios Doctorales en América Latina”

Resource for academic institutions:

Research strategy Development Roadmap / Plan de Trabajo de la Estrategia de Investigación (PTEI)

This deliverable contains resources for conducting research strategy improvement projects at academic institutions. / Este paquete contiene recursos para llevar a cabo proyectos de mejora de la estrategia de investigación en instituciones académicas.

English version:

  1. Package Overview
  2. Facilitator Handbook
  3. Workshop and Process Templates
  4. Maturity Assessment Questionnaire
  5. Maturity Assessment Analysis Tool

Versión en español:

  1. Descripción general
  2. Manual del supervisor
  3. Modelos y procesos de trabajo
  4. Instrumento de la encuesta
  5. Herramienta de análisis de evaluación

Resource for academic institutions:

Research Culture Assessment and Change Management Toolkit / Herramientas para la Valoración de la Cultura de
Investigación y la Gestión Del Cambio

This deliverable contains resources for assessing and developing the research culture at academic institutions. / Este paquete contiene recursos para evaluar y desarrollar la cultura de investigación en las instituciones académicas.

  1. Research Culture Toolkit - English
  2. Herramientas para la Valoración de la Cultura de Investigación - Español
Resource for academics:

Doctoral Supervisors’ Training Programme

This deliverable contains resources for developing individual doctoral supervision capabilities. The resources are provided in the following files (resource 3 is currently available in English only):
  1. Doctoral Supervisors' Training Programme - Workshop Guide
  2. Doctoral Supervisors' Training Programme - Interpersonal Materials (ZIP)
  3. Doctoral Supervisors' Training Programme - Supervisor Competency Materials (PPT)

Resource for training doctoral students:

Doctoral Students’ Training Programme

This deliverable contains a training course for doctoral students. The course can be given by facilitators well-versed in doctoral research; and participation is possible by doctoral students at different stages of progress.

  1. Doctoral Student Training Programme - Overview
  2. Doctoral Student Training Programme - Workshop 1
  3. Doctoral Student Training Programme - Workshop 2
  4. Doctoral Student Training Programme - Workshop 3

Background material for all deliverables:

State of the Art and Case Studies

The below files summarise the background research for the LAURDS project. The materials include literature review and case studies on research strategy, research culture and doctoral support.

Research Strategy and Research Culture - State of the Art

  1. Research Strategy and Research Culture - State of the Art
  2. Research Strategy - Readings List
  3. Research Culture - Readings List

Doctoral Support - State of the Art

  1. Doctoral Support - State of the Art
  2. Doctoral Support - Readings List

Latin American Case Studies

  1. Research Strategy and Doctoral Support - Latin American Case Studies