Event Title Event Dates
Supervising Flexibly 25/01/21

Course Closed
Training Area Researcher and Academic Development Specific AreaEngagement and Impact (D3)
Course Type Workshop
Closing Date 22/01/21
Main TrainerHugh Kearns
Target background requirements
Staff; Academic; Other Related; Research; Secondment
Workshop summary
This on-line workshop provides advice and support for research supervisors who are now having to supervise more flexibly in response to changing circumstances. The webinar will be interactive with participants given the opportunity to share their knowledge and experience.

Aims and Objectives
It will include strategies for:
• Maintaining the relationship – meetings/virtual meetings (frequency, length, structure, tools)
• Helping students with Plan B – dealing with interruptions to their research
• Contingency planning as levels change
• Responding to students’ concerns (personal, funding, time, access to data)
• Supporting students at different stages (new, mid-candidature and finishing)
• Mental health issues
• Looking after yourself

Pre-session Requirements

On-the-Day Details
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the webinar.

Researcher Development Framework (RDF)
Engagement and Impact (D3)