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The University of Southampton
Centre for Higher Education Practice

Supervising Research Students


Target Audience: For supervisors of postgraduate research students

Brief Outline: One of the most rewarding and, in some cases, demanding academic roles is that of research supervisor. The changing nature of the PhD and the increasing focus on training for students and supervisors makes this a timely workshop. The Harris report and the issued guidelines from several of the Research Councils as well as the University’s own Regulations and Code of Practice, talk about the roles and responsibilities of supervisors. In this workshop participants will be able to consider how to translate policies and guidance statements in terms of their own supervisory practice.

New this year: guidance on the copyright and intellectual property right issues associated with the submission of e-theses.

What you can expect to learn: After the session participants will be able to:

Please note: participants are required to attend for the full day

Facilitator Information / Led By

Name: Dr Kate Exley

Job Title: External Tutor

Training Dates: To be announced.

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