Category Archives: doctoral pedagogies

are we heading for a DIY PhD?

This is an op-ed piece I’ve recently written. It’s still in press but I thought I might give it a little pre-publication outing here. The DIY theme is one I’m doing more work on right now. In the humanities and … Continue reading

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supervision and feedback

So this week there’s a bit of tweet humour about how US grad students might interpret feedback from faculty trained in the UK. If you haven’t seen it here’s a taste. They say “With the greatest respect”, the grad student … Continue reading

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learning to supervise: from training to pedagogy

This guest post is by Eva Bendix Petersen. Eva is senior lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her research focusses on subject/identity formation in educational contexts, especially as they play out in Academia. Eva … Continue reading

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learning to supervise – what’s to know?

Doctoral supervision is a particularly intense kind of relationship, unlike any other. It’s one to one for a start, and it goes on for at least three years. I ‘ve read papers that suggest that supervision is a form of … Continue reading

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