Working with the new Supervision Policy
Academic Board approved the new Supervsion of Higher Degree by Research Students policy in Feburary 2013.
The Graduate Studies Office and Institute for Teaching & Learning will be running a one hour workshop (immediately followed by an optional one hour discussion) as part of the Foundations of Research Supervision course on 5 April 2013.
This workshop is open to both FORS participants and other supervisors, especially postgraduate co-ordinators and associate deans, who wish to familiarise themselves with the new Supervision policy. Register for this free event at Institute of Teaching & Learning.
Transforming doctoral education
Professor George E Walker visited the University of Sydney on Tuesday 1 May 2012 and spoke about the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate – a roadmap for bringing a new paradigm to doctoral education. This initiative provides a foundation for understanding the needs and goals of doctoral education. Staff who attended the presentation heard about a range of discipline-specific ideas for enhancing doctoral supervision.
Professor Walker is the Vice President of Research and Graduate Studies at Cleveland State University.