This section of the site provides advice and guidance on the process of supervising a doctorate. You are likely to find it particularly useful if you are new to the role of supervisor or if you wish to re-visit your roles and responsibilities when supervising doctoral researchers.
Supervising doctoral researchers requires you to be a combination of guide, mentor, source of information, coach and an inspiration. The reward you can expect in return is to see your doctoral candidates grow into competent researchers and develop as individuals.
Each researcher is different and will require different support, and your own personality and preferences will impact on your supervisory style. There are, however, some things that are required of your role, whatever the individual needs of a researcher.
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