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.