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The Research Supervisor Development Programme is a unique IUA collaborative webinar series run by Graduate Studies and Academic Practice in association with UCD, TCD, RCSI, DCU, MU, NUIG, UCC and UL.

Who is this programme for?

This programme is targeted at research supervisors new to their role, from across the disciplines, as well as more experienced supervisors who wish to share and expand their knowledge and experience.

The programme of online activity runs from December 2021 - May 2022 and highlights approaches to common challenges, current practices and pedagogies within the field of research supervision. Panel discussions with experienced research supervisors and experts, professional staff and research students will take place across this interactive programme, offering a platform for discussion and an opportunity for peer learning and exchange.

The timetable for 2022-23 will be available in December 2022. Please see a list of events below as an example of what workshops typically run.

Collaborative Programme 2021-22

Date

Title

Location

 

Time

Fri 10th Dec 2021

Successful Remote Supervision of Research Students - Funded by the National Forum for Teaching & Learning - Prof Bob Harris, Karolinska (full details can be read here)

A recording of this event can be viewed here

Online TCD/UCD 14:00 - 15:30
Fri 4th Feb 2022 Understand Brain Development as it Relates to HEI Students   Online UCC 14:00 - 15:30
Fri 18th Feb 2022

Explore Practical Strategies for Enhanced Student Success and the Development of Graduate Attributes through Curriculum Design, Learning, Teaching and Assessment

Online UCC 14:00 - 15:30
Fri 25th Feb 2022 Supervising Research Students and Clinical Practice Online RCSI 14:00 - 15:30
Thurs 3rd Mar 2022

Introduction to Research Supervision at Trinity (TCD only)

Recording

Online TCD 13:00 - 14:00
Fri 4th Mar 2022 Navigating Supervisory Styles, Roles & Responsibilities Online UCD 14:00 - 15:30
Thurs 24th Mar 2022 Preparing the Ground: considerations when taking on a new PhD candidate Online TCD 13:00 - 14:00
Fri 1st Apr 2022 Supporting Academic Writing Online DCU 14:00 - 15:30
Thurs 7th Apr 2022

Mental Health and Well-being for PGR Students

Recording

Online TCD 13:00 - 14:00
Fri 8th Apr 2022 Recruitment and selection of research students - Top Tips Online NUIM 14:00 - 15:30
Thurs 28th Apr 2022 Career Development & Networking for Research Students Online TCD 13:00 - 14:00
Fri 29th Apr 2022 The Student's Voice Online UCD 14:00 - 15:30
Fri 6th May 2022

Identify the Risks and Opportunities of Contemporary Socio-cultural Contexts Relating to Students’ Learning

Online UCC 14:00 - 15:30
Thur 19th May Navigating Difficult Conversations with Research Students Online TCD 13:00 - 14:00
Fri 20th May Managing Common Challenges in Research Supervision Online NUIG 14:00 - 15:30

UCD Programme 2021-22

Fri 28th Jan 2022 Fundamentals of Research Supervision - Hugh Kearns, Flinders Online UCD 14:00 - 15:30
Fri 11th Feb 2022 Attracting the ‘Right’ Candidate Face-to-Face UCD 14:00 - 15:30
Fri 25th Mar 2022 Enhancing the Research Student’s Skills Base Face-to-Face UCD 14:00 - 15:30
Fri 27th May 2022 Monitoring, Assessment, Examiners, Viva voce (MAEV) Face-to-Face UCD 14:00 - 15:30

Recordings of Supervision Events

  • Successful Remote Supervision of Research Students - Funded by the National Forum for Teaching & Learning - Prof Bob Harris, Karolinska (full details can be read here) Recording
  • Introduction to Research Supervision at Trinity College Dublin, 3rd March 2022. Recording
  • Preparing the Ground: Considerations when taking on a new PhD Candidate, 24th March 2022. Recording
  • Mental Health and Well-being for PGR Students: Canaries in the Coalmine: Supervisors' and Postgraduate Researchers’ Mental Health and Well-being, 7th April 2022. Recording
  • Career Development and Networking for Research Students, 28th April 2022. Recording