Increasing the quality of doctoral supervision & outcomes

This session presents UQ's approach to the supervision of research students.  

Increasing the quality of doctoral supervision & outcomes examines key issues in creating a successful candidate-advisor relationship including expectation setting, respectful relationships, supporting candidates, and planning for their development.

Event details: 
Date: 1-3pm AEST, 24 May 2022
Target Audience: Doctoral thesis advisors and supervisors

Registrations are now closed. 

This workshop will cover:
  • The UQ supervisory context
  • Qualities of successful supervisors
  • Setting expectations
  • Supporting candidates
  • Respectful relationships
  • Advisor development
  • Advisor self-care.


Associate Pierre Benckendorff is the Deputy Dean of the Graduate School while concurrently holding an appointment in the UQ School of Business. 

Associate Pierre Benckendorff is an award-winning researcher specialising visitor behaviour, technology enhanced learning and tourism. He has held several teaching and learning leadership positions at The University of Queensland and James Cook University in Australia. His research and interest include visitor behaviour, tourism information technologies, and tourism education and training. He has authored over 80 publications in leading international journals and books, and is a regular speaker at tourism research conferences. He is on the editorial board of several leading tourism journals and is a regular reviewer of papers. He also serves regularly as an external reviewer of tourism programs in Australia and overseas institutions.




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For more information on any of the Enabling Partners Scheme (EPS) workshops, contact the Global Strategy and Partnerships team. 

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At UQ, Graduate School has responsibility for the policy framework pertaining to research training, managing admissions, providing research scholarships, supporting students during their candidature, and facilitating the examination of theses. 

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