Supporting supervisors in the development of their researchers: Membership networking seminar
University of Central Lancashire, Thursday 16 June 2016
Registration with refreshments
Welcome and introduction
Exploration of the theme
This membership seminar will take a fresh look at the Vitae Researcher Development Framework and focus on its relevance to the development of competencies of an effective supervisor, including supervisor’s contributions to the career development of researchers for a diversity of careers.
Invited speakers will give perspectives on the researcher development aspects of the supervisors’ role. Participants will work with the Vitae Researcher Development Framework to identify key competencies for the development of supervisors and have an opportunity to review Vitae’s new resources around developing the next generation.
Emma Sandon-Hesketh, Head – Research Development and Support, University of Central Lancashire
Dr Mark Proctor, Academic Development Officer (Research), University of Sunderland.
'Reflections on lining up all our ducks at Sunderland!. How can supervisory pedagogies make use of common learning issues, quality processes, and views of higher education?'
Dr Richard Hinchcliffe, Head of PGR Development, University of Liverpool
Vitae update - Alison Mitchell, Director of Development, Vitae
Update on recent policy developments in the UK and Europe, including:
Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss the changing landscape of researcher development, taking into account local to international influence.
Open discussion of interests and priorities
Participants are invited to help shape the Vitae programme for 2016/17 by discussing their interests and raising priority topics for consideration.
This session will also include a recap of how members shaped the 2015/16 programme.