Supervisors – Thesis Hub https://thesishub.org Knowledge sharing platform for researchers. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:59:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 112478631 How To Supervise PhD Students http://thesishub.org/how-to-supervise-phd-students/ https://thesishub.org/how-to-supervise-phd-students/#respond Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:21:34 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=13162

Friendly Note to Supervisors A supervisor is an intellectual who devotes his/her life in the most advanced teaching paradigm (supervision) in our educational system. Supervisor is a carefully articulated professional whose job is to pilot a PhD student in order to produce adequate and quality research so that he can validate the award of a […]

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Finding the “Just Right” Supervisor http://thesishub.org/finding-just-right-supervisor/ https://thesishub.org/finding-just-right-supervisor/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:23 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=6373

Introduction Students applying a focused approach are utilizing an essential tool for being admitted to the program of their choice. A well-crafted letter introduces   the writer and demonstrates that she or he is familiar with the potential supervisor’s research. This familiarity goes beyond the key words  listed   on websites or articles. The writer must also […]

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A Collaborative Exchange Between Graduate Student and Supervisor http://thesishub.org/demystifying-publishing-collaborative-exchange-graduate-student-supervisor/ https://thesishub.org/demystifying-publishing-collaborative-exchange-graduate-student-supervisor/#respond Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:13:56 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=6480

In this dialoge Ena Lee and her graduate supervisor, Bonny Norton , offer readers a dialogue in an engaging mix of scholarly and conversational prose that covers basic questions about writing for publication that many graduate students ask. What is the connection between term papers and a paper for publication? How do writers choose a […]

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Finding the Right Supervisor http://thesishub.org/finding-right-supervisor-2/ https://thesishub.org/finding-right-supervisor-2/#respond Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:20:08 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=6394 FINDING THE RIGHT SUPERVISOR

The process of writing a thesis begins long before one sits down to put words on paper. It begins with the choice of what to study, where to study, and most importantly, with whom to study. Although graduate students interact with many professors, their primary relationship is with their supervisor, and this relationship plays a […]

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Graduate Research Supervisor http://thesishub.org/graduate-research-supervisor/ https://thesishub.org/graduate-research-supervisor/#respond Sat, 28 May 2016 14:49:16 +0000 https://mythesishub.wordpress.com/?p=1119 Perspectives on Quality Supervision and Problems Encountered in Supervision

Supervisor have to be; Supportive, Available & With Knowledge and Expertise.
However, Many Supervisors are; Too Busy, Lacks Experience, Lacks Commitment and Interest, Having Conflicting or Unrealistic Expectations of Each Other

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Supervision vs. PhD Completion Time http://thesishub.org/supervision-vs-phd-completion-time/ https://thesishub.org/supervision-vs-phd-completion-time/#comments Sat, 28 May 2016 14:25:58 +0000 https://mythesishub.wordpress.com/?p=1073 Supervision vs. PhD Completion Time

Introduction “The effective supervision is important in timely completion of Phd programs. There is a need for effectual and frequent communication/meetings to discuss the research, set goals, define the parameters/scope of the research work, provide  encouragement and feedback and confirm alignment between the expectations of the student and of the supervisor. Supervisors must provide mentorship in planning and guiding […]

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How to Write to a Prospective PhD or Post-Doc Supervisor http://thesishub.org/how-to-write-to-a-prospective-phd-or-post-doc-supervisor/ https://thesishub.org/how-to-write-to-a-prospective-phd-or-post-doc-supervisor/#respond Sat, 21 May 2016 20:34:04 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=6171 How to write to a prospective PhD (or Post-Doc) supervisor

Today’s post is from Prof Faye Hicks. Faye is a hydrotechincal (civil) engineer with 30+ years of experience and the Author of “The Art of Scientific Writing”, a blog where she provides advice for university students in Science and Engineering. I hope you’ll like her post as much as I did. Enjoy! [1] How to […]

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DEALING WITH STUDENT-SUPERVISOR PROBLEMS http://thesishub.org/dealing-with-student-supervisor-problems/ https://thesishub.org/dealing-with-student-supervisor-problems/#respond Fri, 20 May 2016 05:41:56 +0000 https://mythesishub.wordpress.com/?p=94

INTRODUCTION Not all relationships work out as planned. Considering the stress graduate students experience and the amount of time it takes for some to complete a thesis, it is not surprising that some student-supervisor relationships deteriorate. Relationships break down for a number of reasons though supervisors and students disagree on the cause. Graduate students cite […]

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