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Bitzer, E., Trafford, V.N. and Leshem, S. 2013 (forthcoming) Internationalising best practices in doctoral education and supervisor professional development. International Journal for Academic Development.

Trafford, V.N. 2010. Demystifying how doctoral theses are examined. Higher Education Focus. V5.
Doctoral Degree Characteristics. 2011. Gloucester: QAA. Working party member.

Trafford, V.N. and Leshem, S. 2009. Doctorateness as a threshold concept. Innovations in Educational and Teaching International. 46. 3. 305-316.

Kroath, F. and Trafford, V.N. 2007. Auswahlverfahren im Englischen Lehrerbildungssystem. (Selection strategies in the English teacher education system). Journal für Lehrerbildung, 2. Heft, Studienverlag: Innsbruck.

Leshem, S. and Trafford, V.N. 2007. Overlooking the conceptual framework. Innovations in Educational and Teaching International. 44. 1. 93-105.

Leshem, S. and Trafford, V.N. 2006. Quality in planning research. IATEFL Research SIG, Research News. 18. 4-9.

Leshem, S. and Trafford, V.N. 2006. Unravelling cultural dynamics in TEFL: culture tapestries in three Israeli schools. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice. 12. 3. 639-656.

Leshem, S. and Trafford, V.N. 2006. Stories as mirrors: reflective practice in teaching and learning. Journal of Reflective Practice. 7. 1. 9-27.

Lilly, J., Wisker, G., Trafford, V.N. and Warnes, M. 2004. Achieving a doctorate: meta-learning and research development programmes supporting success for international distance students. Innovations in Education and Teaching International. Special Issue: Metalearning in Higher Education. 41. 4. 473-489.

Robinson, G., Lilly, J., Wisker, G., Trafford, V.N. and Warnes, M. 2004. Achieving a doctorate: meta-learning and research development programmes supporting success for international distance students. Innovations in Education and Teaching International. Special Issue: Meta-learning in Higher Education. 41. 4. 473-489.

Robinson, G., Wisker, G., Trafford, V.N, Creighton, E. and Warnes, M. 2003. Recognising and overcoming dissonance in postgraduate student research. Studies in Higher Education - Perspectives on Dissonance in Student Learning. 8. 3. 91-105.

Robinson, G., Wisker, G., Trafford, V.N, Creighton, E. and Warnes, M. 2003. From supervisory dialogues to successful PhD's: strategies supporting and enabling the learning conversations of staff and students at postgraduate level. Teaching in Higher Education, 8. 3. 383-397.

Trafford, V.N. 2003. Questions in doctoral vivas: views from the inside. Quality Assurance in Education. 11. 2. 114-122.

Leshem, S. and Trafford, V.N. 2002. Anatomy of a doctoral viva. Journal of Graduate Education. 3. 33 -40.

Leshem, S. and Trafford, V.N. 2002. Starting at the end to undertake doctoral research: predictable questions as stepping stones. Higher Education Review. 35.1. 31-49.