Workshop: Supervising PhD Students

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Supervising PhD Students: getting the skills for effective supervision

by Caroline Broad

May 18, 2:00PM – 5:00PM
May 20, 9:30AM – 12:30PM

This two-half day interactive training workshop will focus on your responsibilities as a PhD student supervisor. We will explore best practice and you will leave with a road map to how you will work with your students.  

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

Learning Objectives 

  • Ensure you fulfill 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.

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€.

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The trainer

Caroline Broad (Broad Associates Ltd)

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 loves working with people who have a depth of knowledge and a passion for their work.  She starts with the assumption that everyone is naturally resourceful and capable and delivers value by developing an individual’s self-awareness, alongside an introduction to tools and theories that are directly applicable to their roles.

Caroline is a certified practioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Belbin Team Roles, is a Mental Health First Aider, C-Me profiling and Resilience Tools consultant.

Caroline facilitates an Action for Happiness Happy Café in her town and delivers the Exploring What Matters course focusing on wellbeing and resilience.

She owns a campervan called Nerys and loves traveling in Europe.