Supporting excellent supervisory practice across UKRI doctoral training investments report (PDF)
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In April 2022, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) commissioned UKCGE to conduct a series of six focus groups involving a variety of different stakeholders involved in doctoral supervision, across all UKRI research disciplines.
The workshops engaged with over 120 people, including:
- research supervisors
- doctoral researchers
- directors of Doctoral Training Partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training
A principle aim of the workshops was to establish how UKRI could better support research supervision, and in particular whether it would be helpful for UKRI to publish a ‘statement of expectations for research supervision’.
The commission followed the Economic and Social Research Council’s review of the PhD in the social sciences and will now contribute to UKRI’s wider work on the New Deal for Postgraduate Research.
- 26 January 2023
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