Graduate School

For supervisors

Introductory Workshop for Research Supervisors

  • Date: 14th July 2017, 25th September 2017, 24th January 2018
  • Time: 09.45am-4.00 pm
  • Venue: The Graduate School Training Room
  • Presenter: Various

This mandatory workshop is aimed at staff planning to be a supervisor, new supervisors and supervisors new to the University of Portsmouth.

The workshop offers a general introduction to the issues involved in research supervision and to procedures at the University of Portsmouth.  Participants will be provided with an overview of the developing national agenda for research degree programmes and with an account of supervisor practices at the University of Portsmouth. An overview of essential University regulations and procedures will be provided as will ethical review procedures. Online research resources will be demonstrated including the SkillsForge software. Participants will be given the opportunity to hear what makes an effective supervisor from both a supervisor's and student's perspective. Through the use of case studies and group discussion, participants will explore the most effective ways of dealing with issues that can arise as part of the supervision process.

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