Supervisor Training & Events
PhD Supervisors at Ulster have access to training sessions with the Doctoral College, both for those new to supervision and those who are more established.
Supervisor Development Programme 2020-21
An Introduction to PhD Supervision at Ulster (for new Supervisors)
- 17 February 2021 10am-12pm
- 21 April 2021 2pm-4pm - Book your place for 21 April 2021 2pm-4pm
Sharing Best Practice and PhD Supervisor Update (for established Supervisors)
- 25 March 2021 10.30am-12pm
- 19 May 2021 2pm-3.30pm - Book your place for 19 May 2021 2pm-3.30pm
Resources for Supervisors
Epigeum Online Training
All Supervisors have access to online training provision for PhD Supervision (‘Supervision Skills’), available on Blackboard Learn. This course is set up so that you can self-enrol.
Through our institutional subscription, we also have access to the Vitae resources on supervision. Please note you must register using your Ulster email address in order to access these, and indeed other, resources on the Vitae website.
Hugh Kearns' website with free resources and downloadable templates.
Book by Hugh Kearns and John Finn on 'Supervising PhD Students: A Practical Guide and Toolkit' (2018). (A copy of this book is given to those PhD Supervisors who attend the Supervisor Development Programme training courses.
For any queries, please contact Lisa Thompson, Doctoral Development Manager, Doctoral College.
Doctoral Development Manager
Ulster University Doctoral College