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Research Skills: Supervision

Supervision skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students

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12 November 2010

An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:

  • Engages in peer support and evaluation, and undergraduate support and assessment.

Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:

  • Provides support and advice to peers and less experienced researchers.
  • Takes on co-supervision role.
  • Welcomes feedback on own supervisory skills.

Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as D1.4 Working with Others: Supervision

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