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Doctoral Discussions - Supervisor flyerDoctoral Discussions: You and your PhD supervisor - Tuesday 25th April, 12.00 - 14.00

What makes this relationship successful? What is the role of a PhD supervisor? What are theirduties and what are the ones of the supervisee? How do we approach our PhD supervisor? How do we tell them something is wrong? 

Join the Research Hive Scholars for the Doctoral Discussion 'You and your PhD supervisor' on 25th Apri, 12-2pm in Jubilee 155.

During the discussion experts from the Student Life Centre and other PhD students will share their experiences and their ideas on how to improve the relationship with a PhD supervisor.

The discussion will be articulated in three main parts:

  • Introduction to the speakers and to the event
  • Main problems arising during PhD supervision: Grace Jones from the Student Life Centre will be sharing her expertise on how to have a successful relationship with your PhD supervisor
  • Common negative and positive experiences: different PhD students
  • Q&A and input from the audience
  • Information from the ResearchHive Scholars and conclusions

Lunch will be provided. Please book a place using Eventbrite ( so that the Research Hive Scholars can arrange the catering accordingly.

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