Research Supervision for Supervisors and their Students

A worthwhile introduction to the supervisory process.

Conducting research supervision can be challenging for those unfamiliar with the process. This is true for both the supervisor and the candidate under supervision.This textbook is an introduction to the process for both supervisors and supervisory candidates.

By Dan Remenyi and Arthur Money

Chapter 1 - Research degrees and supervision

Chapter 2 - Getting ready to supervise

Chapter 3 - The supervisor and the Dean of Research

Chapter 4 - Accepting a student

Chapter 5 - The research degree process

Chapter 6 - Rules of engagement

Chapter 7 - The research proposal

Chapter 8 - Choosing a research question

Chapter 9 - Choosing a research strategy

Chapter 10 - Developing a research design

Chapter 11 - The research protocol

Chapter 12 - The first steps

Chapter 13 - Relevance, rigour and originality

Chapter 14 - When is a dissertation ready?

Chapter 15 - Helping the student to submit

Chapter 16 - Evaluating the research

Chapter 17 - The choice of examiner/s

Chapter 18 - The viva voce

Chapter 19 - Making post-viva changes

Chapter 20 - Ethics of research

Chapter 21 - Helping the student to publish

Chapter 22 - Other matters