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Creating the Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students (for supervisors)

Event Description



29 January 2020


14:00 - 17:00



You know what your research higher degree (RHD) student should be doing, but it just doesn’t seem to be happening.  Despite your best efforts to set up good habits for your student, it does not work.  Why is this, and what can you do to make completing a RHD easier for your students and for you?  Students attending the seven secrets workshop have consistently reported a marked improvement in their progress towards completing their RHD.  Now they have asked us to please tell their supervisors the same things!

This course gives you practical strategies to deal with common problems such as: supervisor/student relations; dealing with writer’s block; attitude (or lack thereof!) in relation to the RHD – it’s not a Nobel prize; getting your student to seek help when they are stuck; the student who never has enough time; treating the RHD like a job; keeping on going when the going gets tough. Who is it for?  Supervisors of research students at any point in their candidature.

Aims/Aimed at

 This course is aimed at supervisors of research students

Booking Information

 Register for this course via iTrent Self-Service

Course Contact Details

Name: Organisational Development
Telephone: 5350/5381
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Research and Enterprise Skills
Staff Categories: Research
Keywords: Research, PhD, Supervisor, Supervisors, Successful,