Jan 10, 2021
PhD students require a portfolio of support. Often forgotten is the 'contact officer.' But what is a contact officer and how can they create the early, quiet resolutions that are so beneficial to doctoral education?
Jan 2, 2021
Professional development is important, if earnest. This Steps session probes the saddest of supervisory experiences: the posthumous thesis. We explore the policies and procedures to enable the submission, but also the key emotional challenges for the student's family and the supervisors. We also place attention on...
Dec 29, 2020
Tara talks with Odile Ruijs about a distinctive and important mode of partnership and collaboration in doctoral education. Odile, the Manager of International Engagement at Flinders University, explores the importance of sponsorship and sponsored students and how the relationship is fostered...
Oct 24, 2020
A bespoke session for our colleagues in the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work. What is a PhD by prior publication? How do you do one - and how do you supervise one?
Oct 6, 2020
This session explores the higher degree supervisory charter and its value to and for student diversity. This specialist session for Business, Govenrment and Law offers some strategies to think about professional development, work and supervision in tough times for students and the world.