Supervisor – Thesis Hub Knowledge Sharing Platform for Researchers. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:59:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Top 14 Articles About Difficult PhD Supervisors Fri, 30 Dec 2016 07:18:39 +0000 The Top 14 Articles About Difficult PhD SupervisorsThis list features the top 14 articles  and discussions about Difficult PhD Supervisors and How To Domesticate Them. 1. Bad PhD supervisors can ruin research. So why aren’t they accountable? From The Guardian PhD students’ relationships with their supervisors are pivotal; not only in terms of producing a good thesis, but ensuring academic and professional development. […]]]> How To Supervise PhD Students Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:21:34 +0000 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 […]]]> How to Read and Review a Scientific Journal Article Sat, 28 May 2016 00:13:37 +0000 Writing Summaries and Critiques  Definition of Genre Summaries and critiques are two ways to write a review of a scientific journal article. Both types of writing ask you first to read and understand an article from the primary literature about your topic. The summary involves briefly but accurately stating the key points of the article […]]]> Four Types of Scientists Tue, 24 May 2016 10:54:19 +0000 How to Select a Research Topic16 personalities According to Carl G. Jung’s theory of psychological types [Jung, 1971], people can be characterized by their preference of general attitude: Extraverted (E) vs. Introverted (I). Their preference of one of the two functions of perception: Sensing (S) vs. Intuition (N). And their preference of one of the two functions of judging: Thinking (T) vs. Feeling (F). The three […]]]> 10 Truths a PhD Supervisor will never Tell You Mon, 23 May 2016 20:30:38 +0000 10 Truths a PhD Supervisor will never Tell YouThere are some important dos and don’ts to bear in mind when choosing someone to oversee your doctoral thesis, advises Tara Brabazon My father used to tell a joke, over and over again. It was a classic outback Australian, Slim Dusty joke that – like the best dad jokes – I can’t remember. But I do […]]]> The Aims of PhD Candidate, Supervisor and Examiner. Mon, 23 May 2016 20:27:19 +0000 In this article, we shall discuss the nature of a PhD program. We shall consider the inevitably different aims that the students, the supervisors and the examiners bring to it. Aims of students There are many reasons why people decide to work towards a PhD. One of the most common aims at the beginning is […]]]> 2 DEALING WITH STUDENT-SUPERVISOR PROBLEMS Fri, 20 May 2016 05:41:56 +0000 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 […]]]>