Research Supervisors Network

A forum for all those involved in research supervision to share resources, expertise and experiences

This network provides a forum for discussion & learning, enabling supervisors to support each other in enhancing their own practice.

Regular workshops, seminars and webinars, delivered by world leading experts in the development of research supervisory practice, provide further opportunities for research supervision professional to evaluate and enhance their own practice.

Members of the network 
Institutions represented 

Get involved

The network is open to all research supervisors, and all those involved in research supervision, operating with the national and international postgraduate community. It is chaired by nominated representatives of the postgraduate sector.

Join the network by submitting your contact details to our Communications Officer »

The UKCGE Research Supervisors Network is free to join.

What we do

The network produces resources and runs various meetings per year, including:

  • free-to-attend online town hall’ meetings based on current challenges faced by the community
  • A symposium at the UKCGE Annual Conference in the summer

Our impact

Alongside the personal benefits to members from learning from one another’s experiences, network discussions also inform the Council’s support for research supervision.

See, for example:

Who runs the network

[…] effective supervision involves much more than just experts passively transmitting expertise to novices who observe and hopefully emulate 
Professor Stan Taylor, Chair, UKCGE Research Supervisor’s Network

Professor Stan Taylor

Chair, UKCGE Research Supervisors Network