Call for Research Participants: Chinese academics overseas

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION SHEET

(FOR INTERVIEWEES)

Project Description and Invitation

This research seeks to study the life and mobility experiences of Chinese scholars overseas. Our invitees should be: 1) born in China mainland 2) having received PhD degrees; 3) had been or are currently employed by overseas universities or research institutes (including those ones located in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan). You will have the opportunity to talk about and think about your living and working experiences overseas. Participation should be an interesting and thought-provoking process.

Project Procedures

The interview takes approximately 30-60 minutes. You can choose to use either Chinese (Mandarin) or English. Interview questions will be around your everyday work and life experiences. With your consent, your interview will be audio-recorded, but you may choose to have the recorder turned off at any time and you may also refuse to answer any questions without giving a reason. The interview will be later transcribed and/or translated by the researcher.

 Data Use/Storage/Retention/Destruction/Future use

All the collected data will be used for research reports and future academic publications arising from this project (e.g., presentations at conferences/seminars, scholarly articles, chapters, teaching materials). All the collected data in digital format (e.g., digital voice recordings, electronic versions of transcripts) will be stored in password-protected computer files. After being retained for 6 years, the computer files will be deleted and all the hard copies of the collected data will be destroyed using a secure disposal service.

 Rights to Withdraw from Participation

Your participation is entirely voluntary. You can withdraw from the research at any time during the interview, and withdraw your data or information for up to a month after the interview.

Anonymity and Confidentiality

This research has been approved by the internal ethics committee of Department of Sociology and Social Work of Sun Yat-sen University. We will ensure that all identifying information about the participants is kept confidential. Participants’ names will be replaced with pseudonyms or codenames in the printed transcripts. No identifying information about the participants will be contained in any forms of publications or presentations. All the collected data will be securely stored and only accessible to research team members.

If you are interested in participating in this research or have any further questions, please feel free to contact us through the following contact details. We would really appreciate your kindest support for our project!

Thank you very much!

Yours sincerely

Bingyu Wang

Contact Details

Bingyu Wang

Associate Professor

School of Sociology and Anthropology

Room 201, Building 501

135 Xin Gang Xi Road

Sun Yat-sen University

Guangzhou 510275, P. R. China

Email: wangby29@mail.sysu.edu.cn; wusy36@mail2.sysu.edu.cn

WeChat: bwan973

Skype: wangby29@mail.sysu.edu.cn

 

参与者信息书(受访者用) 

  • 项目介绍和邀请

本项目旨在探究海外中国学者的生活经历与流动历程。受访者需同时满足以下条件:1)在中国大陆出生;2)已取得博士学位;3)曾经或现在受聘于海外(包括港澳台地区)的大学或科研机构。在访谈中,您将有机会思考并与我们分享自身的工作与生活经历。我们相信访谈将会是一个有意义且极具启发的过程。

  • 访谈过程

采访时间大约为30-60分钟,具体采访时长将依您的方便而定。您可以选择使用中文(普通话)或者英语。采访内容主要围绕您的日常工作和生活。在征得您同意的基础上,采访将会被录音。无需提供任何原因,你可以在采访过程中提出要求中断录音,也可以拒绝回答任何问题。采访将会被研究者转录(或者翻译)。 

  • 数据使用//保存/销毁/未来使用

访谈中收集的所有数据将会用于本项目衍生出的相关学术发表、报告或者教学材料。所有电子形式的数据(电子版录音文件,电子版录音转录稿)将会被保存在设置有密码保护的电脑资料夹中。在数据保留6年之后,所有相关的电脑文件和所有纸质数据将会被永久删除或通过特殊软件被销毁。 

  • 退出参与的

您的参与是完全自愿的。您可以在受访过程中随时退出,也可以在受访结束后的一个月内撤回您提供的信息。

  • 匿名和保密

本研究已通过中山大学社会学与人类学学院内部伦理委员会审核。研究者会确保关于受访者所有辨识性信息的机密性。在采访录音转录稿中,受访者的名字将会被假名或是代码名字代替。任何关于受访者的辨识性信息都不会在任何出版物和报告中出现。 所有收集的数据都会被妥善保管,除了研究者和研究团队成员,没有第三方可以接触到收集的数据。

如果您有兴趣参与本项研究,请与我们联系。我们非常感谢您对我们项目的支持!

联系方式

项目负责人:王炳钰,中山大学社会学与人类学学院“百人计划”副教授

中山大学社会学与人类学学院501栋201室

中国广东省广州市新港西路135号,邮编510275

Email: wangby29@mail.sysu.edu.cn; wusy36@mail2.sysu.edu.cn

WeChat: bwan973

Skype: wangby29@mail.sysu.edu.cn

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