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18th Oct
2017
10.00 am
Supervisor Conversation: Managing Supervisory Relationships
Venue: Upstairs Lounge, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Contact: SGR@waikato.ac.nz

Presenter: Dr Margaret Kiley

This session aims to discuss the following issues:
- Why are expectations in a supervisory relationship so important?
- What strategies exist to assist supervisors and candidates in addressing the complex issue of expectations in the relationship?

This session is intended for supervisors with a range of experience and addresses strategies for supporting the issue of clarifying the expectations of candidates, supervisors and co-supervisors

Margaret Kiley’s research and teaching interests for almost 20 years have been in the area of research education. She is now an adjunct at the Australian National University and has a conjoint position at Newcastle University, Australia.

Registrations  are now closed.  Please contact SGR@waikato.ac.nz for further details.
19th Oct
2017
09.00 am
Graduate Research Development Workshop 19 October 2017
Venue: Te Whare Tapere iti - Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Contact: SGR@waikato.ac.nz

The Dean of Te Mata Kairangi School of Graduate Research invites all Graduate Research Students to attend the Graduate Research Development Workshop.

The sessions have a focus on academic development and career pathway planning.  We have a key note speaker Dr Margaret Kiley from Australian National University speaking on 'Managing Candidature'.  Again this year, we are also hosting a mock PhD oral examination to help demystify this very important step of the doctoral examination process.

Registrations have now closed.  If you have any queries regarding registration please contact sgr@waikato.ac.nz

For further details please view the full programme.

19th Oct
2017
01.00 pm
Supervisor Conversation: Examining Research Theses
Venue: Upstairs Lounge, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Contact: SGR@waikato.ac.nz

Presenter: Dr Margaret Kiley

This session will be of interest to staff who are, or who anticipate, examining doctoral theses, and those who are supervising candidates who will be submitting in the near future.

The session aims to:

  • Discuss issues related to the thesis examination system
  • Work through the strategies adopted by experienced and inexperienced thesis examiners
  • Identify strategies recommend for effective examination in the oral component

Margaret Kiley’s research and teaching interests for almost 20 years have been in the area of research education. She is now an adjunct at the Australian National University and has a conjoint position at Newcastle University, Australia.

Registrations  are now closed.  Please contact SGR@waikato.ac.nz for further details.
23rd Nov
2017
09.30 am
Doctoral Induction & Reaching Confirmed Enrolment Workshop
Venue: M.1.42 - Student Centre, Level 1
Contact: SGR@waikato.ac.nz
This is a compulsory workshop aimed at doctoral students within the first 6 months of their higher research degree, who have not yet reached confirmed enrolment.

This session provides an orientation, highlighting key aspects of good academic practice at the University of Waikato. It will also outline the process for reaching confirmed enrolment. Internationally renowned speaker Hugh Kearns from iThinkWell will take part in this induction session. A candidate panel discussion will also be included so please bring along any questions about the early stages of your doctoral journey.

Registration is essential, please complete the online registration form

23rd Nov
2017
01.00 pm
Supervisor Conversation: Research Supervision Master Class
Venue: FEDU A & B Meeting Rooms
Contact: SGR@waikato.ac.nz
Presenter: Dr Hugh Kearns
Te Mata Kairangi, School of Graduate Research invites you to Research Supervision Master Class presented by Hugh Kearns from iThinkwell, Adelaide, Australia.  Hugh Kearns is recognised internationally as a public speaker, educator and researcher. He regularly lectures at universities across the world and has recently returned from lecture tours of the UK and the US which included lectures at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Berkeley and Stanford.
This masterclass will look at how to help both the supervisor and the student get the most out of the post-graduate research experience. It draws on the facilitator’s experience of working with thousands of research students and research supervisors across the world and there is also the opportunity for supervisors to share their experiences of what works and what doesn’t.
It will cover issues such as:
·       Dealing with different types of students
·       Getting students to write
·       Getting students to show you their writing
·       Giving constructive feedback
·       Students who write too much
·       Students for whom English is not their first language
·       Motivating stalled students
·       Problem situations.

Registrations are essential, all Supervisors are welcome.