Montserrat Castelló Badia is Full Professor in Educational Psychology at Universitat Ramon Llull in Barcelona, Spain, where she has been Vice Dean of Research and Doctoral Studies at the Graduate School of Psychology and Educational Sciences. She is also Director of the Research Institute on Applied Psychology at Universitat Ramon Llull and the head of the interuniversity doctoral program on Education Psychology, elected member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) (2013-2015), and of the Executive Committee of the European Federation of Psychology Teachers Associations (EFPTA) (2003 - Act.). She is the founder and co-convenor of the EARLI Special Interest Group on Researcher Education and Careers (SIG-REaC). Her research activity and publications focus on Academic Writing Strategies and identity of Early Career Researchers and she has published more than 200 scientific contributions on these topics. She is involved in the European Literacy Network, ELN-IS1401 and leads the Erasmus+ project on Researcher identity development.

Mariona Corcelles is lecturer at FPCEE Blanquerna-Universitat Ramon Llull, educational counselor, and member of the SINTE research team. Her research topics include writing and cooperative learning. 

Solveig Cornér, is a PhD student in the Doctoral Program in Psychology, Learning and Communication, University of Helsinki. Her area of expertise involves doctoral student well-being and social support in supervisory and researcher community practices for early career researchers’ in doctoral education. Solveig Cornér is at the moment working in the research projects ENERI European Network of Research Ethics and Research Integrity, and VIRT²UE Virtue based Ethics and Integrity of Research: Train-the-Trainer programme for upholding principles and practices of the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity.

Kelsey Inouye is a PhD candidate in Education at the University of Oxford and a Research Associate at Lancaster University. Her research focuses on doctoral writing and development.

Erika Löfström is Professor of Education at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Educational Sciences. She is the Chair of the non-medical ethics review board at the University of Helsinki, and steering board member of the Doctoral Programme of School, Education, Society and Culture (SEDUCE). She is vice-chair of the Finnish National Board on Research Integrity, and board member of the Academy of Finland. Her research areas include research ethics and integrity and related learning and supervision processes. She teaches research ethics/integrity to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. Löfström is currently involved in two H2020-funded projects on ethics and integrity, namely ENERI European Network of Research Ethics and Research Integrity (2016-2019), and VIRT²UE Virtue based Ethics and Integrity of Research (2018-2021). She has previously served as Vice Rector at Tallinn University, and is currently affiliated with Tallinn University as visiting professor. Tallinn University is a partner of th  Erasmus + funded project Researcher Identity Development: Strengthening Science in Society Strategy.


Lynn McAlpine is Professor Emerita at the University of Oxford in the UK and McGill University in Canada. She is internationally recognized for her research – conducted in Canada, the UK and Europe – which examines how doctoral students and post-PhD researchers engage in and learn to do research – further, how they navigate their career trajectories both in and outside the academy. She receives frequent international invitations to do workshops and keynotes that explore the implications of the research for individuals, pedagogy and policy.

Kirsi Pyhältö, PhD. is professor of higher education at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, Center for University Teaching and Learning, at the University of Helsinki, and professor of educational sciences at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, at the University of Oulu. She is also extraordinary professor at the Department of Curriculum Studies, University of Stellenbosch, South-Africa. Her research interest include researcher community and supervisory support, doctoral experience and researcher careers. Pyhältö is a co-coordinator of EARLI Special Interest Group 24 Researcher Education and Careers. Kirsi Pyhältö leads two active research groups: From PhD. Student to Academic Expert and Learning and Development in School
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Anna Sala-Bubaré is an associate professor at the FPCEE Blanquerna-Universitat Ramon Llull and member of the SINTE research team . Her research topics include writing, doctoral education and entrepreneur education.

Isabelle Skakni, PhD is a Research Associate at Lancaster University and Head of the Doctoral Training Office at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Western Switzerland. Her research deals with early career researchers’ experiences, training and career development from a cross-cultural perspective.

Anu Tammeleht is an Analyst of Research Ethics and Data Management at Tallinn University. She is also acquiring a PhD at the University of Helsinki where her research area is developing research ethics leadership.