These are delivered throughout the year and the recordings and slides of the previous sessions can be found on the Supervisor Resources Moodle site. You can also access details of the Researcher Development Programme on Moodle (enrolment key RDP2022 as student).
The University run supervisor training for new or aspiring supervisors is delivered through CAPITAL and is available to staff by arrangement.
The aims of this workshop are:
- to consider how to select a PhD student
- to consider the features of a good supervisor
- to know the responsibilities of a supervisor
- to discuss approaches to meetings
- to anticipate some common supervision problems
Contact email@example.com to find out dates.
Past sessions include:
- Getting over the Line: What helps and what hinders timely submission by Dr Shane Dowle (2019)
- The UK doctorate: history, features and challenges by Professor Rosemary Deem and Dr Shane Dowle (December 2019)
- Inclusive doctoral education: attracting and retaining Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Doctoral Researchers by Dr Rochelle Rowe-Wiseman (February 2020)
- Independent Chair Q&A by Dr Chris Megson, Emerita Professor Jane Broadbent and Alex Borrett (February 2021)
- Supporting PhDers with Writing Problems by Professor Pat Thomson (March 2021)
- Examining a Doctoral Thesis by Dr Gill Houston and Professor Rosemary Deem (March 2021)
- Staff neurodivergent self-advocacy for students/employees: An online workshop with Dr Chloe Farahar (July 2022)
Contact Laura.Christie@royalholloway.ac.uk to find out about future sessions.
Wednesday 19 April 2023 1-2pm (online)
Dr Emma Brodzinski will discuss the common challenges for supervisors and invite people to share their thoughts. We hope these informal forums will be held termly and provide a support network and community for supervisors. Please do email Laura.Christie@rhul.ac.uk to register and receive the Teams link and do email with any challenges you are currently experiencing or have experienced that can be discussed with the group. These topics can be shared anonymously if you wish.