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Doctoral supervision

HEDC offers a range of support for supervisors. These include workshops on various aspects of supervision and one to one consultations. If you have any particular concerns with supervision, you are welcome to contact Associate Professor Vijay Mallan.

Workshops

The purpose of these workshops are to support University of Otago doctoral supervisors. Research unequivocally shows that good supervisory practices are a major factor in determining both the success and quality of the doctoral research experience.

Each of the following workshops aims to provide guidance on enhancing supervisor practices in key aspects and processes of the supervision journey.

See the registration page for information or to register for an HEDC workshop

External international recognition of doctoral supervision

The University of Otago Graduate Research Committee now endorses doctoral supervisors becoming UK Council f orGraduate Education (UKCGE) Recognised Research Supervisors. Developed by higher education academics for higher education academics, participation in the Research Supervision Recognition Programme (RSRP) promotes personal professional development of research supervisors and supports them in gaining international recognition for their supervision practices. This research-informed framework elucidates “the wide-ranging, highly complex and demanding set of roles that modern research supervisors must undertake to perform the role effectively” (UKCGE).

Resources

Information for applicants

Applying for recognition

Good Supervisory Practices Framework

Bibliography

Register here for International Recognition Workshops conducted by HEDC

If you would like HEDC to review your application, submit here.

Learn more about the Research Supervision Recognition Programme at the UK Council for Graduate Education website:

Research Supervision Recognition Programme

Contact

Associate Professor Vijay Mallan
Email vijay.mallan@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 479 8489