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Highly recommended for: all academics who supervise doctoral students

The masterclass an opportunity for all supervisors, with either some or significant experience, to discuss research supervisory challenges with their colleagues and an expert facilitator, Hugh Kearns.

Supervisors will be able to share their experiences of what works and what doesn’t and get suggestions for dealing with complex situations. The masterclass will also draw on the Hugh’s experience of working with thousands of research students and research supervisors across the world over 25 years. As well as facilitating workshops for groups of supervisors, he has coached individuals and teams, lectured at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Berkeley and Stanford, and published numerous books for PhD students, postdocs, and doctoral supervisors – including The Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students and Supervising PhD Students: A Practical Guide and Toolkit.

This masterclass will cover issues such as:

  • Dealing with different types of students
  • Helping students to write
  • Encouraging students to show you their writing
  • Giving constructive feedback
  • Students who write too much
  • Students for whom English is not their first language
  • Motivating stalled students
  • Problem situations

This session will be run on Zoom. A calendar invite with url will be sent 3 working days in advance.

This session is run by Researcher Development, contact resdev@bath.ac.uk with any queries.

A record of your attendance will be uploaded to iTrent for staff development purposes. Please indicate in the ‘Specific Requirements’ box when booking if you do NOT wish for your attendance to be uploaded to iTrent.

Doctoral Supervision Masterclass

Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/02/2023
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Not applicable – WEBINAR

Event Speaker/Organiser: Hugh Kearns
Course Code: Option-RD001-22-3
Topic: Doctoral supervision
UKPSF: A4
Curriculum Transformation: Support the needs of all learners
Bath Blend: N/A
Digital Capability: N/A
RDF: D1
Target Audience: Doctoral Student supervisors

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