MARCS Supervisors Workshop - 15th September 2021

Event Name MARCS Supervisors Workshop - 15th September 2021
Start Date 15th Sept 2021 2:00 pm
End Date 15th Sept 2021 4:00 pm
Duration 2 hours

HDR Supervisor Workshop

September 15, 2021 at 2pm to 4pm

On behalf of Prof Kate Stevens, MARCS Director, and Associate Professor Jorge Serrador, MARCS HDR Director, all HDR Supervisors are invited and encouraged to attend the MARCS HDR Supervisor Workshop on September 15.

The workshop aims to support those within the Institute supervising and supporting HDR students.  The workshop will explore how to support a realistic and manageable candidature, keeping students on track, shifting plans when circumstances change and student self-efficacy. The panel discussion will focus on creating an effective student experience online.

This is a GRS endorsed workshop and contributes to your supervisor training activity for the WSU Supervisor Register. 






Associate Professor Jorge Serrador, HDR Director (MARCS Institute)

Welcome and introduction


Associate Professor Chwee Beng Lee, Associate Dean, Higher Degree Research (School of Education)

Supporting a realistic and practical candidature


Professor Caroline Jones, Discipline Leader (Languages, Linguistics, Interpreting and Translation), (MARCS Institute)

Student support - enhancing student efficacy and building positive relationships between supervisors and their students


Ann Ahern, Research Training and Candidature Progression Program Officer, Graduate Research School

The administrative supervisor - the GRS perspective 





Panel discussion
Speakers will be joined by:
Dr Manuel Varlet, MARCS Institute Chief Scientist and Nicholas Ralph, PhD candidate and ICNS HDR Representative.

Creating an effective student experience online - guiding students to take the lead


Associate Professor Jorge Serrador, HDR Director (MARCS Institute)

Wrap up and thank you

Zoom details:

Zoom Link (Zoom ID: 856 5231 8505) and Password: MARCS