July 21, 2022, by Lisa Chin

Our upcoming Research Supervisor Series

Our training provision for research supervisors

The University is committed to developing and maintaining the highest standards in doctoral supervision. As part of the *Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA) requirements for all postgraduate research (PGR) supervisors to attend to attend supervisory training sessions, we at the Graduate School have put together some of the most relevant topics to support your research supervision.

*Important note: All PGR supervisors (main and co) are expected to attend at least two supervisory training offered by the Graduate School.

Our Research Supervisor Series

This series of seminars and talks is aimed at University staff involved in research supervision of masters and doctoral students. They cover topics that are essential for MQA requirements and also have been highlighted by supervisors as areas where they would like more advice and practice-sharing opportunities.

Details of the upcoming session is as follows:

The art of supervision

Friday 29 July 2022
10am – 12nn
Online via MS Teams

by Dr Jessica Price, Associate Professor at the School of Psychology and Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FOSE)

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Supervision requires you to be a combination of guide, mentor, information-source, coach and inspiration. In return, you will see your doctoral candidates grow into competent researchers and develop as individuals.‘ – Vitae

This session aims to encourage PGR supervisors to extend their repertoire of supervisory strategies and reflect on various approaches to research supervision.

Learning outcomes

  • Build your skills in your role as supervisor

  • Develop strategies to adapt good practice to specific situation and management style

Target audience

All research supervisors

Future sessions

The **tentative list of future sessions is as follows:

5. Attracting & appointing strong doctoral candidates
26 August 2022, 10am – 12nn
Dr Kean Wah Lee, Associate Professor at the School of Education

6. The role of the internal examiner
30 September 2022, 10am – 12nn
Professor Chung-Lim Law, Dean of Faculty of Science and Engineering (FOSE)

7. Managing postgraduate research students’ progress
28 October 2022, 10am – 12nn
Professor Pau-Loke Show, Professor at the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

8. Contemporary issues in supervising research students
25 November 2022, 10am – 12nn
Professor Steve Janssen, Head of School of Psychology

The full details will be made available in due course. For any query or more information, please email to RAD@nottingham.edu.my.

**Note: We have made every effort to ensure that the information in this advert was accurate when published. Please note, however, that the nature of the content means that it is subject to change from time to time, and you should therefore consider the information to be guiding rather than definitive.

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