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A community blog, on doctoral supervision relationships and pedagogies
This is a guest post by Dr Josie Fullerton (@JosieNeuro) a Research Associate in the Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences at the University of Glasgow, and one of the first four UKCGE Recognised Associate Supervisors.
Personally, I love helping others with their research, whether it’s within the lab, with written work or oral presentations. As a postdoc, the time we spend helping and supervising others is often not recognised officially, but (most of the time) is appreciated!
Our academic achievements tend to be purely judged on scientific output, papers, communications, and grant success – and this dictates how successful we are with future academic applications. Yet, a large part of our role is ensuring PGRs are appropriately trained, informed in health and safety procedures, carry out good laboratory practice, understand their project and that they are supported daily (sometimes hourly…).
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