Supervising PhD Students: getting the skills for an effective supervision

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This event finished on 24 November 2022

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This two-half day interactive training workshop will focus on your responsibilities as a supervisor of PhD students, whether as part of your formal role, or if this role has been delegated to you.   We will explore best practice and you will leave with a road map to how you will work you’re your PhD student.

This workshop is also a good opportunity to meet other Supervisors and share experience and best practice.



Learning Objectives

  • Ensure you fulfil your obligations as a PhD supervisor
  • Understanding the motivations and needs of your student, to best manage their progress
  • Skills to deal with difficult conversations regarding research direction or output
  • Effectively manage the time spent on supervising alongside your other responsibilities



Caroline Broad, Broad Associates Limited

Caroline gained her twenty years’ experience facilitating teams and delivering skills training with a focus on developing the skills of career researchers and University staff in STEM. Caroline is a certified practioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Belbin Team RolesÔ, and also a Mental Health First Aider, C-Me profiling and Resilience Tools consultant.



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The workshop is open both to members of the BIST Community and supervisors coming from other research entities no-BIST members. The fee for participants from outside the BIST community is 80€.