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Dr Simon Banks, Department of Chemistry


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PhD Supervisor Development

The relationship between an academic supervisor and a research student is a unique one, which evolves over several years to achieve a number of objectives:

  • To provide the student with a thorough grounding in all aspects of research within the context of an academic discipline
  • To prepare the student for a range of careers
  • To create a learning experience that is intellectually challenging and personally fulfilling within a stimulating and supportive environment
  • To ensure that students are able to complete their PhD in a timely manner

The nature of the relationship means that academic supervisors deal with a range of situations requiring a sensitive and informed approach. The resources below are available to support them.

Available resources

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