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
|Title of Course||Date /Time/Venue||Booking Details|
An Introduction to PhD Supervision at Ulster|
(For new and aspiring PhD Supervisors)
20 October 2021|
|Book your place for An Introduction to PhD Supervision at Ulster|
Sharing Best Practice and PhD Supervisor Update|
(For established PhD Supervisors)
10 November 2021|
|Book your place for Sharing Best Practice and PhD Supervisor Update|
|Supporting PhD Researcher Wellbeing||
3 November 2021|
|Book your place for Supporting PhD Researcher Wellbeing|
Supporting PhD Writing|
With Dr Dan Soule, Grammatology
|Giving Effective Feedback to PhD Researchers||
10 December 2021|
|Chairing / Examining a PhD Viva||TBC|
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.
- Supervising PhDs
For any queries, please contact Lisa Thompson, Doctoral Development Manager, Doctoral College.
Doctoral Development Manager
Ulster University Doctoral College