Communicating with your supervisor

Dear all

The Keep fit for your studies group discussions have gone online.
You can join the “Keep fit for your studies” online get-together taking place every Tuesday, at 11:00-12:00.
To join today’s discussion (14.4.20)  use this link

Each week I will send you the link via my tweeter account @Alicia_Psych

And through the Graduate School’s tweeter account @UniRdg_PhD.

You can also email to send me your questions, and topics you are interested in.



During your doctoral research, and particularly in the early stages, it is common to have many questions about the direction in which to develop your research.

Communicating effectively with your supervisor/s is an essential aspect of your academic research as they will guide you and help to clarify your thinking.

Many find it challenging to present their doubts to their supervisors, for fear of being perceived as not good enough to do doctoral level work. Alternatively, they may find it hard to present their drafts worrying they might receive negative feedback.
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You and your supervisor

Dear all

RRDP session: “You and your supervisor”
Tuesday 21 January 2020, 10:00-12:30, Chancellor’s, room G11

We will discuss this topic and others in the group discussion on Tuesdays, 11:00-12pm, in Old Whiteknights House, room G12.

If you have any questions about topics related to your doctoral research you can email


Communicating effectively with your supervisor

The communication with the supervisor has a significant impact on how the research develops.

It can influence performance and progress, as well as how confident you feel about your work.
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