The Graduate Research School Dean, Professor Rachel Spronken-Smith, and the Manager, Andrew Lonie, offer an independent and confidential 1:1 consultation service for supervisors to discuss issues and challenges. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
HEDC, in conjunction with Graduate Research School, run workshops for supervisors including:
Building a positive relationship with postgraduate students
Recruiting postgraduate students
Assisting postgraduate students to write
Providing quality postgraduate supervision
Doctoral supervision: the early phase
Assisting students to engage with the literature
Helping postgraduate students to read and write critically (for Sciences & Health Sciences postgraduate supervisors)
Examining a doctoral thesis
Preparing postgraduate students for the oral examination
Postgraduate research: supervision - This booklet outlines Otago students’ perspectives on quality supervision and problems encountered in supervision.
Postgraduate research: candidates - This booklet outlines Otago supervisors’ perspectives on quality candidates and the shortcomings affecting progress.