29th June 2017, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Supervising Research: Managing progress - quality conversations in a HDR context, 29 June 2017

How do you agree expectations with your HDR? How do you provide feedback sensitively? This workshop explores the nature of effective conversations and provides a toolkit to develop these skills, especially in challenging situations.

  • Organised By: Researcher Development
  • Category: Seminars or Workshops

Suitable for: Supervisors of HDR candidates or those considering supervision

Preparation: If you have a current critical conversation issue please come prepared to discuss this at the workshop.
A practical workshop utilising tools and models to progress the issue including an introduction to the resources available from the Researcher Development Unit (RDU).

This workshop focusses on the conversation toolkit, as it applies to the supervisor / HDR relationship and aims to:

1. Understand the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor in building an effective relationship through conversation
2. Identify communication & feedback models to build the HDR / Supervisor relationship 
3. Recognise the impact of individual style and preference on conversations 
4. Realise the value of clear expectations (goals / measures) as a means of discussing an issue
5. Explore how to progress a number of typical, yet difficult supervisor / HDR situations whilst retaining an effective working relationship 
6. Identify support available in dealing with difficult conversations


This workshop is open to 40 people. To check if there are spots remaining and to register, click here

Registration Closing Date: 2nd November 2016, 10am

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