Higher Degree Research Supervision

Managing graduate researchers is an important role. It combines your skills as a researcher and teacher as well as your deep understanding of how the practise of research connects to the world beyond the campus.

As you help your graduate shape a career in research it’s important that you understand the University’s expectations as well as those of your candidate.

  • Supervision Enhancement Program

    The Supervision Enhancement Program includes the mandatory HDRS Orientation Program and the HDRS Fellowship Program.

  • HDR Policy and Procedures

    HDR Supervision is closely governed by the MQ Policy and Procedures and related legislation and documents as noted on the policy.

  • Data management

    Although it is your candidate's responsibility to ensure they are adhering to all ethical and methodical requirements of data management, they may look to you for guidance.

  • Candidature Management

    As a supervisor, you will collaborate with HDR candidates to develop candidature management planning strategies.

  • Examinations

    Finding the right examiners for your candidate is a crucial part of being a supervisor.

  • Training support for candidates

    It is important that HDR Supervisors are aware of the support MQ provides for HDR candidates.

Last updated April 2019

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