Monthly Archives: April 2013

Developing a research culture through supervision meetings.

The core relationship within a research degree is the supervisory one. As with an understanding of any culture, it is influenced by the first people from that culture with whom we make contact. The same applies to research, hence the … Continue reading

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Research supervision as research culture developer

The idea of research culture is one which, compared to some other topics associated with research supervision, has been rare. Schein (1990), writing about Organisational Culture is often credited with bringing the term into the vernacular. He recognised the provenance … Continue reading

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Research supervision as Contribution to Knowledge

The idea that one supervises to advance knowledge draws its energy from the often unstated expectation that a research degree is intended to make a contribution to knowledge. This expectation was made explicit in the recent Bologna agreement (Floud, 2006) … Continue reading

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