Themes

Supervision guidelines

What is this about?

Supervision guidelines concern good practises of how undergraduate and doctoral researchers should be supervised by a more senior researcher.

Why is this important?

Supervision by a senior researcher is typically important for the development of any junior researcher. Having a healthy relationship with a supervisor is therefore important. Good guidelines help avoid potential conflicts between supervisor and supervisee.

For whom is this important?

Students, PhD Students, Supervisors, Postdocs, Junior researchers, Senior researchers, Research integrity trainers

What are the best practices?

The European Code of Conduct (2017) specifies that training is necessary for researchers to improve supervision and mentoring (1). Please click here for the European Code of Conduct.

References

1. European Science Foundation, All European Academies. The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. 2017.

Hugh Desmond contributed to this theme.

Latest contribution was May 29, 2019