Conflict in the Supervisory Relationship

Project: Knowledge Exchange (Training / Short Course)

Project Details


A short course for doctoral supervisors, addressing the relational aspects of supervision through the lens of mediation. Charlie Irvine is an experienced workplace mediator who often deals with serious conflict in academic life. He provides an introduction to mediation principles and explains how to apply a mediatory approach at an early stage so as to address problems in the supervisory relationship as they emerge.

Layman's description

How to deal with conflict between supervisors and doctoral students

Key findings

Organisational and Staff Development Unit report consistently positive feedback from participants
Effective start/end date5/06/185/05/22

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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