Organisational Development and Professional Learning

Postgraduate Research Student Supervision

Supervisor Training

The University provides training for research student supervisors to help them in offering excellent guidance and support and so deliver a postgraduate research experience that attracts the world’s best students (a key theme in the University strategy). Indeed the Graduate Board requires all research student supervisors to undertake training before they are allowed to act in the role. This applies to both those new to the role and those who are experienced in the role but new to Leeds.

Courses for those new to supervision: Effective research student supervision

Courses for experienced supervisors: Update for Experienced Supervisors

Online modules in providing first line of support to students who may have mental health issues: Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Learning Portal

Internal Examiner Training

The University provides training for the internal examiners of research degrees to help them ensure the quality of research degree examinations. Indeed Graduate Board requires all internal examiners to undertake training before they are allowed to act in the role. This applies to both those new to the role and those who are experienced in the role but new to Leeds. Internal examiner training only remains current for 5 years. Acting as internal examiner is deemed to refresh the training.

Course for those new to the role: Role of internal examiner

Online course for experienced internal examiners: Update for experienced internal examiners

Postgraduate Tutors

An introduction to the role of postgraduate research tutor is available: Introduction to the Role and Responsibilites of a Postgraduate Research Tutor.

Postgraduate research tutors can keep up-to-date with the latest developments in research degree programmes at Leeds through attending the Postgraduate research Tutors’ Forum.

Information and resources for research student supervision

The primary source of information on research student matters is the Research Degrees part of the Student Education Service web site which contains links to handbooks, forms, policies, scholarships and procedures.

The forms used to record and monitor research student progress are also available via the University of Leeds Progress Monitoring PhD F/T overview.

Information about research student training is provided by the Researcher training and development web pages.

 

 

 

 

This webpage is maintained by Jim Baxter. Please contact j.e.baxter@adm.leeds.ac.uk if you have any questions, thank you.

Last updated: 08/02/16

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