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Table 1.

Analysis hierarchy of emergent themes derived from survey results with MARINE program participants mapped to two central research objectives. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.085.t1

Research ObjectiveThemeFrequencyNo. of Participants
Outcomes of MARINE as a cross-campus professional development program a. Interinstitution networking 34 23 
b. Exposure to career paths outside of academia 17 11 
c. Interdisciplinary discussions and events 
d. Interacting with policy makers and professionals 13 
e. Training on how research informs policy 10 
f. Multiple perspectives 
g. Staying connected to relevant and emerging science and policy 
h. Short courses 
i. Engaging local communities 
Perceived barriers to graduate student success j. Lack of support from faculty advisor and institutional barriers to engage beyond immediate research 
k. Time constraints 
l. Financial constraints 
m. Societal views of science 
Research ObjectiveThemeFrequencyNo. of Participants
Outcomes of MARINE as a cross-campus professional development program a. Interinstitution networking 34 23 
b. Exposure to career paths outside of academia 17 11 
c. Interdisciplinary discussions and events 
d. Interacting with policy makers and professionals 13 
e. Training on how research informs policy 10 
f. Multiple perspectives 
g. Staying connected to relevant and emerging science and policy 
h. Short courses 
i. Engaging local communities 
Perceived barriers to graduate student success j. Lack of support from faculty advisor and institutional barriers to engage beyond immediate research 
k. Time constraints 
l. Financial constraints 
m. Societal views of science 

Frequency is the number of times a theme was coded across all survey responses, while the number of participants represents the number of respondents who indicated the theme (total respondents = 34).

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